James W. Lynch

University of Florida, USA

James W. Lynch is the oncology course director and an educational innovator within the clinical clerkships. His training has taken him to the University of Virginia, Eastern Virginia Medical School, the University of Florida, and the National Cancer Institute’s Clinical Oncology Program. In 1991, he returned to the University of Florida where he now serves as a Professor of medicine and a Section Chief for hematology/oncology at the VAMC, a position he has held since 2004. His educational responsibilities start in the second year of medical school and include interactions throughout medical school, residency, fellowship, and as a continuing education speaker. He has received many teaching awards throughout his career including clinical teacher of the year on multiple occasions, the Hippocratic award in 1995, 2003, and 2008. He has been inducted into numerous societies including the Chapman Humanism Society and The Society of Teaching Scholars for the College of Medicine, and finally in 2006, he was named a Distinguished Teaching Scholar for the University of Florida. For 13 years, he served as the program Director for the hematology/oncology fellowship program. As a clinician, he is recognized as national leader in diagnosis and treatment of lymphomas where he maintains an active clinical practice. He has published over 100 articles, chapters, and abstracts and continues an active research program focusing on the diagnosis, prognosis, and developing novel therapies for patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas and Hodgkin’s disease.

Biography Updated on 11 July 2010

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