- Wadzinski, Brian E., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology; Researcher
- Wagner, Conrad, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry; Researcher
- Walker, Ronald C. , M.D.
Professor of Clinical Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Research Description My research is focused on molecular imaging of cancer both to improve early and accurate diagnosis and to provide rapid assessment of tumor biology with physiological imaging. I hope, with my collaborators, to use new tools to identify the risk leve . . .
- Wallston, Kenneth A., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology in Nursing; Researcher
- Wang, Jialiang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor ; Director, Neurosurgical Oncology Laboratory; Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology
- Warner, Jeremy, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics; Hematologist/Oncologist
Jeremy Warner joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University in August 2012 as an Assistant Professor with a primary appointment in Hematology/Oncology, and secondary appointment in Biomedical Informatics. His clinical focus is in the area of lymphoid neoplasms, which are diseases of the blood, lymph nodes, and blood-forming organs. . . .
- Washburn, Anne C., M.P.H.
Associate Director, Patient and Community Education; Administrator
Anne Washburn, MPH is Associate Director, Office of Patient and Community Education which includes overseeing patient education, advocacy, outreach, and survivorship activities. In addition, Ms. Washburn serves as Administrative Director of the Vanderbilt Cancer Wellness Program. Ms. Washburn currently serves on the Board for Women Rock fo . . .
- Washington, M. Kay, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology; Director, Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology; Pathologist
- Waterman, Michael R., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Biochemistry; Researcher
- Waterson, Alex G., Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology; Research Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Director, Chemical Synthesis Core; Researcher
- Weaver, Alissa, M.D. , Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Cancer Biology and Pathology; Researcher
- Weaver, Kyle D., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery; Neurosurgeon
Dr. Weaver is Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, The Vanderbilt Brain Center and is also a member of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. His clinical interests encompass all tumors of the neuraxis, especially primary malignant brain tumors. He also has special expertise and interest in metastatic disease to the brain and spine . . .
- Webb, Donna J., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences; Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology; Researcher
- Weil, P. Anthony, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics; Researcher
- Wells, K. Sam, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics; Researcher
- Wells, Nancy, DNSc., R.N.
Research Professor of Nursing; Director, VUMC Nursing; Researcher
- Wen, Wanqing, M.D.
Research Associate Professor; Cancer Epidemiologist
- Wendel, J. Jason, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery; Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Wendel received his Bachelor’s degree from Wabash College in 1992. He then matriculated the Indiana University School of Medicine where he received his M.D. degree in 1996. He trained in general, plastic, and burn surgery at the University of South Florida College of Medicine from 1996 until 2000; after which, he completed a . . .
- Wente, Susan R., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Cell & Developmental Biology; Researcher
- Whitehead, Robert H., Msc., Ph.D.
Research Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition, Cell & Developmental Biology) and Cancer Biology; Researcher
- Wiesner, Georgia L., M.D., M.S.
Professor of Medicine; Ingram Professor of Cancer Research; Director of Clinical and Translational Hereditary Cancer Program
Phone: (615) 343-7400
As one the nation's few Internists-Geneticists, Dr. Wiesner’s career has focused on the translation of genetics into clinical care. She leads the Vanderbilt Hereditary Cancer Clinic as well as the Clinical and Translational Hereditary Cancer Program here at the Cancer Center. Dr. Wiesner's research . . .
- Wikswo, John P., Jr., Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics; Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Physics; Gordon A Cain University Professor; Director, VIIBRE; Researcher
- Wiley, Ronald G., M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology and Pharmacology; Researcher
- Willers, Elisabeth D., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Pulmonologist
Dr. Willers serves as attending physician on the inpatient consult service and in the Medical Intensive Care Unit. She sees a wide variety of general pulmonary conditions in her outpatient clinic including COPD, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, and cystic fibrosis. She is skilled in fiberoptic bronchoscopy, including endobronchial u . . .
- Williams, Christopher Shawn, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology; Researcher
- Wilson, Keith T., M.D.
Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition); Professor of Cancer Biology; Director of Research and Director of Fellowship Training Program, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition; Researcher
An emerging concept over the last decade is that most gastrointestinal malignancies actually arise from chronic inflammation. In keeping with this concept I have made a major component of my research program how the dysregulation of mucosal immune responses can lead to neoplastic transformation. Exploding knowledge about
- Wolff, Steven N., M.D.
Professor and Chair, Meharry Department of Internal Medicine; Researcher
- Wood, Alastair J.J., M.B.Ch.B
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Medicine; Professor of Pharmacology; Researcher
- Woodbury, Lisa, R.D.
Dietician; Clinic Dietician
Lisa Woodbury is a dietitian who specializes in adult solid tumor cancers, such as those involving the head and neck, lung, colon, and breast. Ms. Woodbury attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and received a Bachelors of Science. She continued her education at UTK to receive Dual Masters Degrees in Nutrition and Public Health while comp . . .
- Worrell, John A., M.D.
Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences; Researcher
- Wright, Christopher V., Ph.D.
Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology; Researcher
- Wright, John Kelly, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor of Surgery; Division Chief, Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation; Liver and Hepatobiliary Surgeon
- Wu, Guanging, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine (Genetic Medicine); Associate Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology; Researcher
- Wujcik, Debra, R.N., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing; Director of Clinical Trials at Meharry
Debra Wujcik, PhD, RN, AOCN is Director of Clinical Trials at Meharry for the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. This position involves project management for the cancer clinical trials partnership between Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and Meharry Medical College, directing the clinical trials staff, and coordinating the REACH program at Nashville . . .
- Wyman, Kenneth, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Medical Oncologist
Dr. Kenneth Wyman is a medical oncologist who specializes in solid tumor oncology and primarily sees patients at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Nashville. His interests include melanoma and gastrointestinal oncology. He is involved in a variety of ongoing clinical research activities at both The Vanderbilt Cli . . .