Colorectal Cancer Protocol Officer & Scientific Consultant, NSABP Assoc. Director of Clinical Investigation, University of Florida
Thomas George, MD is the Colorectal Cancer Protocol Officer & a Scientific Consultant for NSABP Foundation.
Dr. George is a clinical investigator and educator with a focus on gastrointestinal malignancies. As director of the GI Oncology Program at the University of Florida, he helps to oversee the treatment of all patients with GI malignancies. He previously served as chair of the Medical Advisory Board to the State of Florida Department of Health and the Screen for Life Colorectal Cancer Screening Program, which targets historically underserved populations. He also recently completed a 10-year 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. He currently serves as the Associate Director for Clinical Research at the UF Health Cancer Center and oversees the phase I program.
Through participation with clinical trial cooperative groups, industry partners and the National Cancer Institute, Dr. George is an active clinician and clinical investigator in GI malignancies and early phase clinical trials testing new therapies for patients with advanced cancers. He is a member of the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and numerous cancer research groups
BS – University of Florida
MD – University of Florida
Residency – University of Florida
Fellowship – University of Florida
HONORS AND AWARDS
Exemplary Mentor Award, University of Florida
Most Valuable Player, University of Florida Health Cancer Center