- M'Koma, Amosy Ephreim, M.D., Ph.D., MS
Research Assistant Professor of Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery; Physician Scientist
Dr. M'Koma is Research Assistant Professor of Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery in the Division of General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. M'Koma received medical training initiated and completed his M.D. degree at Kharkov Medical Institute in Kharkov, Ukraine in 1984. Dr. M'Koma did his postgraduate and surgical residency pro . . .
- Macara, Ian, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology; Researcher
Dr. Macara studies the development of the ducts that form breast tissue, and the mechanisms that can result in the initiation and spread of breast cancer. Most types of cancer arise from epithelial cells. These cells form many of the organs in the body, and arrange themselves into either sheets (such as the skin) or bra . . .
- MacKenzie, Adie, P.T.A.
Physical Therapy Assistant
Originally from Los Angeles, Adie has been a licensed Massage Therapist for 27 years. She became fascinated with massage in high school; her clients have included film and television stars along with world-class athletes, musicians and record producers. Her massage work is praised in both Naomi and Wynonna Judd’s autobiographies. . . .
- Madden, James J., M.D.
Assistant Professor; Plastic Surgeon
- Magnuson, Mark A., M.D.
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics,; Cell and Developmental Biology, and Medicine; Louise B. McGavock Chair; Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology; Researcher
Our research is focused on learning how to convert embryonic stem (ES) cells into pancreatic beta cells for use in treating diabetes. This requires the development of new tools and strategies as well as a greater understanding of events that occur during the specification and differentiation of pancreatic progenitor cells. To be able to r . . .
- Mahadevan-Jansen, Anita, Ph.D.
Assitant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Researcher
Dr. Mahadevan-Jansen is Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and is a leading expert on the use of laser spectroscopy to identify brain tumors.
- Malcolm, Arnold W., M.D., M.B.A.,F.A.C.R.
Professor; Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology; Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Arnold W. Malcolm, Professor, currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Vanderbilt University. He was born in Cleveland, OH, prior to entering college, Dr. Malcom served in the military as a Medic in Vietnam and Dominican Republic. He received his BA in Biology from Kent State . . .
- Malin, Alecia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor; Cancer Epidemiologist
- Malow, Beth, M.D.
Professor of Neurology; Director, Vanderbilt Sleep Disorders Center; Researcher
- Manning, H. Charles, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery, Biomedical Engineering, Program in Chemical and Physical Biology; Researcher
- Mannion, Kyle, M.D.
Assistant Professor; Head and Neck Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Mannion cares for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, and upper aerodigestive tract. This includes open and endoscopic procedures, as well as minor and major reconstruction of defects after tumor removal.
- Marnett, Lawrence J., Ph.D.
Director, Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology; Mary Geddes Stahlman Professor of Cancer Research; Director, A.B. Hancock Jr. Memorial Laboratory; Director, Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology; Researcher
- Martin, Michelle D., Ph.D.
Research Instructor; Researcher
- Massion, Pierre, M.D.
Ingram Professor of Cancer Research; Professor of Medicine (Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care) and Cancer Biology; Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Doctor
Dr. Pierre Massion is the Ingram Professor of Cancer Research. He is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Professor of Cancer Biology at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Dr. Massion has worked in the field of lung cancer biology, early detection and therapeutics for 16 years. He is the direct . . .
- Masys, Daniel, M.D.
Professor and Chairman of Biomedical Informatics; Professor of Medicine; Chief Academic Officer, The Informatics Center; Researcher
- Mathew, Revi P., M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Pediatric Endocrinologist
- Matthews, Charles E., Ph.D.
Asst Professor; Cancer Epidemiologist
- Matusik, Robert J., Ph.D.
Professor of Urological Surgery, Cell & Developmental Biology and Cancer Biology; Director of Urologic Surgery Research; Researcher
Robert Matusik is professor of Urologic Surgery, Cancer Biology and Cell & Developmental Biology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and director of Urologic Research in the department of Urologic Surgery. He earned his PhD in biochemistry at the University of Rochester in New York in 1976 and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in cel . . .
- Mayer, Ingrid A., M.D., M.S.C.I.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Clinical Director, Breast Cancer Program; Medical Oncologist
Dr. Ingrid Mayer graduated medical school in 1993 at the Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Residency in 1998 at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she also did her Hematology/ Oncology Fellowship training from 1998 through 2001. During this time, she worked in the lab . . .
- Mazer, Murray J., M.D.
Associate Professor; Interventional Radiologist
- McCawley, Lisa Joy, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology; Researcher
- McDonald, Michel, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Dermatology); Dermatologist
- McDonald, W. Hayes, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor (Biochemistry); Researcher
- McDowell, Mary (Rachel), MSN
Cancer Pain and Symptom Management Nurse Practitioner; Support/Psychologist
Rachel McDowell is a Masters prepared nurse who is certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner educated at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, TN. Ms. McDowell works in both clinical and research areas. She has a special interest in working with pain management of oncology patients, as well as symptom management.
- McGirt, Laura Y., M.D.
Assistant Professor; Dermatologist
Dr. McGirt has a clinical interest in cutaneous oncology and follows patients with cutaneous lymphoma, melanoma, and other non-melanoma skin cancers (squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma) in dermatology clinic. Dr. McGirt's primary research interest is cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) with an emphasis on . . .
- McIntyre, J. Oliver, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Cancer Biology; Researcher
- McKenna, Samuel J., D.D.S., M.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; Oral Surgeon
The Vanderbilt Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provides comprehensive services in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of congenital, developmental, and acquired deformities and diseases of the oral cavity, jaws, and facial region.
- McLaughlin, Joseph K., Ph.D.
Professor; Cancer Epidemiologist
Dr. McLaughlin is Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and President of the International Epidemiology Institute, a biomedical research organization with offices in Rockville, MD, and Jacksonville, FL, involved in the design, conduct and analysis of epidemiologic studies into the causes of cancer and other diseases. Pri . . .
- McManus, Kevin T., M.D.
Assistant Professor; Radiologist
- McReynolds, Kate, MSc, RN
Genetics Nurse; Family Cancer Risk Service
Kate McReynolds started her nursing career in the UK in 1987, and prior to coming to Vanderbilt, worked for 12 years at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London (Europe's largest cancer center). She is certified in Oncology and Gynecology Nursing, and gained experience in many areas of cancer care. Her last 3 years there were spent working for . . .
- Means, Anna L., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Cell & Developmental Biology; Surgical Oncologist
- Means-Powell, Julie A., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Medical Oncologist
Dr. Means-Powell is a medical oncologist who recently joined the faculty of the Division of Hematology/Oncology. During her fellowship training at Vanderbilt, Dr. Means-Powell's research included studying chemotherapy drug resistance in acute non-lymphocytic leukemia. She has received two honors for academic excellence and is a graduate of . . .
- Meranze, Steven G., M.D.
Vice-Chair, Department of Radiology and Radiological Science; Professor of Radiology and Surgery; Interventional Radiologist
- Merchant, Nipun B., M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology); Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncologist
- Mernaugh, Raymond L., Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor; Researcher
- Meszoely, Ingrid M., M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology); Clinical Director, Vanderbilt Breast Center; Surgical Oncologist
Ingrid M. Meszoely, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is the Clinical Director of the Vanderbilt Breast Center. Dr. Meszoely's clinical practice encompasses breast disease with a primary focus on breast cancer. Her research interests include both clinical and translational breas . . .
- Miller, Alison, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Pulmonologist
- Miller, David M., III, M.D.
Assoc Prof; Researcher
- Miller, Geraldine G., M.D.
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology; Researcher
- Miller, Jami L., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Dermatology); Dermatologist
- Miller, Robert F., M.D.
Assistant Professor; Pulmonologist
- Miller, Todd W., Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor of Cancer Biology; Researcher
RESEARCH SPECIALTY Endocrine resistance, estrogen receptor signaling, and RTK/PI3K/PTEN signaling in breast cancer RESEARCH DESCRIPTION Our work focuses on three major themes in breast ca . . .
- Mills, Susan
VICC Associate Director; Administrator
- Mohan, Sanjay R., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Hematologist/Oncologist
Dr. Mohan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology. After receiving his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University he attended medical school at Pennsylvania State University. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency and Hematology/Oncology fellowship training . . .
- Mondschein, Joshua, M.D.
Chief Resident; (PGY-5); Radiation Oncology Resident
Honors/Awards National Cancer Institute Paul Calabresi Award for Clinical Oncology (K12 Grant) Clinical Trials A Phase I Trial of Sorafenib and Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the Treatment of 1-3 Brain Metasta . . .
- Moots, Paul L., M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine; Neuro-Oncologist
Dr. Paul Moots is an Associate Professor of Neurology and is the Director of the Adult Neuro-Oncology Program. He completed a fellowship at the Sloan-Kettering Memorial Hospital and joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 1987. His practice is focused on caring for patients with brain and spinal cord tumors. He has special expertise in the trea . . .
- Morales-Paliza, Manuel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor ; Medical Physicist
- Morgan, David, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine; Hematologist/Oncologist
Dr. Morgan is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in medical oncology and specializes in hematological malignancies including leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's Disease and non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He has a particular clinical interest in lymphoma in the setting of immunosuppression and treats the majority of patients with . . .
- Morgan, Walter M., III, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery; General Pediatric Surgeon
Dr. Morgan received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1982. His postgraduate training in surgery and pediatric surgery was conducted at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Other clinical interests include traumalaparoscopy, airway problems, pediatric oncology, and congenitalanomalies.
- Morgans, Alicia K., M.D.
Assisstant Professor of Medicine; Medical Oncologist
Phone: (615) 936-8422
Dr. Morgans is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology. She specializes in the treatment of genitourinary malignancies, including cancers of the prostate, bladder, testis (germ cell) and penis. She received a bachelor's degree with honors in biology before going to medical . . .
- Moses, Harold L., M.D.
Director Emeritus; Hortense B. Ingram Professor of Cancer Research; Professor of Cancer Biology, Medicine and Pathology; Researcher
Dr. Moses is the Director Emeritus of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Hortense B. Ingram Professor of Molecular Oncology, professor of Cancer Biology, Medicine and Pathology, and the founding and current director of the Frances Williams Preston Laboratories . . .
- Mosse, Claudio A., M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor; Pathologist
- Muldoon, Roberta L., M.D.
Asst Prof of Surgery; Colon and Rectal Surgeon
Dr. Roberta Muldoon is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and eligible for certification by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. She is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, as well as the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and the Society for Surgery of the . . .
- Murff, Harvey J., M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Public Health); Researcher
- Murphy, Barbara A., M.D.
Professor of Medicine; Director, Cancer Supportive Care Program; Director, Head and Neck Research Program; Medical Oncologist
Dr. Murphy is a medical oncologist who specializes in head and neck cancer as well as in pain and symptom management control. The Head and Neck Oncology Program has achieved national recognition for its expertise in combined modality therapy. Her clinical interests for head and neck cancer include identifying new and more effective treatme . . .
- Muterspaugh, Anel W., M.P.H., C.P.H.
Research Coordinator; Clinical Trial Shared Resource; Researcher