Thomas George, M.D., named Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Thomas George, M.D., deputy director of the UF Health Cancer Center, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in recognition of his extraordinary volunteer service, engagement, dedication and commitment to ASCO.

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Thomas George, M.D.

Recipients are recognized for efforts that benefit ASCO, the specialty of oncology and the patients they serve. The distinction is awarded to ASCO members who have demonstrated outstanding efforts related to volunteer service through ASCO and Conquer Cancer, the ASCO foundation.

“I am incredibly honored to have been recognized by ASCO in this manner. I am proud of our work to improve the care for cancer patients while simultaneously answering important scientific questions and training the next generation of oncology leaders.”

– Thomas George, M.D.

George, a professor in the division of hematology and oncology in the UF College of Medicine, is a clinician and clinical investigator who specializes in gastrointestinal cancers and early-phase cancer drug development. He served as the associate director for clinical research at the Cancer Center for seven years before being named deputy director in 2023.

A dedicated educator and mentor, he previously led the UF Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program and served a 10-year continuous term as the gubernatorial-appointed chair of the Florida Cancer Control and Research Advisory Council, which advises the legislature, Department of Health and state surgeon general on all cancer-related matters and policy.

George will be officially recognized with the fellow distinction at the ASCO 2024 Annual Meeting Opening Session on June 1 in Chicago.

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