Faculty Profiles: Sharon A. Spencer MD

Sharon A. Spencer, M.D.

Professor
Chief of Medical Services
Ruby Meredith Outstanding Clinician Endowed Chair


Research Interests:

"My interests center on the translation of novel radiotherapeutic treatments into clinical practice for brain, head and neck, and lung tumors. The combination of drugs with the refinement in radiotherapy planning and delivery exploit the additive benefit of combination therapy while seeking to reduce associated toxicity."

Contact:

Nicky Harris
Phone (205) 934-5670
Email: nsharris@uabmc.edu

Physical Location:
Hazelrig-Salter Radiation Oncology Center
1700 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35249
Education and Postdoctoral Training:
  • B.S. Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL 1979 Magna Cum Laude, Chemistry
  • M.D. University of Alabama at Birmingham 1983
  • Internship/Residency - University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 1983-1987
  • Management of Post Operative Head and Neck and Reirradiation for Recurrent Disease, ASTRO Review Course, 2001-2002


Publications
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Awards / Honors:

  • ASTRO-ESTRO Travel Grant Recipient - Institute Gustave Roussy - Paris, France, 1992
  • Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology, 2000
  • American Cancer Society Life Inspiration Award, 2005
  • landRuby F. Meredith Outstanding Clinician in Radiation Oncology Endowed Chair