PfisterAssistant Professor
Physician Scientist

Areas of Interest
Gastrointestinal (GI)


Physical Address
Hazelrig Salter Radiation Oncology Center
1700 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Administrative Contact
Gerquina Young
205.934.0890
younggd@uab.edu

Education and Postdoctoral Training

B.S., Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Georgia
B.S., Genetics, University of Georgia
M.Phil., Cancer Biology, Columbia University
Ph.D., Cancer Biology, Columbia University
M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship, Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
Residency & Postdoctoral, Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine

Honors and Awards

2009, UGA Class of 2009 co-Valedictorian (designated First Honor Graduate), Summa cum laude
2009-2016, Medical Scientist Training Program Scholarship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
2016, Titus Munson Coan Prize Winner for contributions to biological sciences, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
2019, First Place, Resident Research Day, Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University
2019-2020, ASCO Young Investigator Award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer 
2019-2020, RSNA Resident Research Grant 
2019-2020, Elkin Fellowship Award from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
2020-2021, Chester Rochfort Award from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University 
2020-2022, Department of Defense FY19 PRMRP Discovery Award
2021-2026, NIH/NCI K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Career Development Award

Publications