Dr S Gail Eckhardt

Assoc Dean of Cancer Programs Dir of LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes Chair Dept of Oncology
Dell Medical School, LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes

S. Gail Eckhardt is the inaugural director of the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes of the Dell Medical School. She is overseeing the creation of a transdisciplinary cancer research program at The University of Texas at Austin, one that will lead to new models of prevention, treatment and patient-centered cancer care, and new models of teaching and training future doctors.
Eckhardt came to Dell Medical School from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, where she led the Division of Medical Oncology for eight years. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and, before moving to Colorado, served as associate director of clinical research at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center’s Institute for Drug Development in San Antonio.



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