Physicians & Faculty

Primary

Neeraj Agarwal, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Associate Professor

Divisions: Oncology

Wallace L. Akerley, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-3453

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Professor

Divisions: Oncology

Research Interests: Lung Cancer, Clinical Trials, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology

Anna C. Beck, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4482

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Associate Professor (Clinical)

Divisions: Oncology

Saundra S. Buys, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Professor

Divisions: Oncology

Adam L. Cohen, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 587-4024

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor,
Neurosurgery - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Divisions: Adult Neurosurgery, Oncology

Sarah V. Colonna, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 585-0303

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Instructor (Clinical)

Divisions: Oncology

William A. Dunson, Jr., M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 213-4222
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4251

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Divisions: Oncology

Jeannine Z. Engel, M.D., FACP

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 213-4222
University of Utah Health Science Center (801) 213-3984

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Associate Professor (Clinical)

Divisions: Oncology

Ignacio Garrido-Laguna, M.D., Ph.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor

Divisions: Oncology

Research Interests: Early Drug Development, High-throughput Techniques, Clinical Trials, Phase I, Colon Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Preclinical models of cancer as platforms for drug development

Glynn Gilcrease III, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Instructor

Divisions: Oncology

Kenneth F. Grossmann, M.D., Ph.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor

Divisions: Oncology

Sumati V. Gupta, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0100

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Instructor,
Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Instructor

Divisions: Family Medicine/Residency, Oncology

Hung T. Khong, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Associate Professor

Divisions: Oncology

Research Interests: Combination of Conventional Chemotherapy and Targeted Therapy, Combination of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy, Epigenetics in Cancer, Cancer Vaccines and Adoptive Cell Transfer Therapy for Cancer

Sunil Sharma, M.B.A., M.D., FACP

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 587-5559

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Professor,
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry - Adjunct Professor

Divisions: Oncology

Research Interests: Small Molecule Targeted Drug Discovery, Clinical Trials, Phase I, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Targeted Drug Delivery Systems

Hariprasad Vankayalapati, Ph.D., M. Pharm

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 587-4562

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Research Assistant Professor

Divisions: Oncology

Research Interests: Design and Synthesis of Targeted Cancer Drugs, Epigenetics in Cancer, Medicinal Chemistry, Kinase Inhibitors, Ewing's Sarcoma, Computational Sciences, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Pharmacokinetics, Autoimmune Diseases, Drug Discovery, Organic Synthesis, Small Molecule Targeted Drug Discovery, Transcription Factors, Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics

John H. Ward, M.D.

Locations
St. John's Medical Center (307) 739-6195
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Professor

Divisions: Oncology

John R. Weis, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255
Veterans Administration Medical Center

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Divisions: Oncology

Theresa L. Werner, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor

Divisions: Oncology

Research Interests: Uterine Neoplasms, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Neoplasms, Breast Neoplasms, Cervix Neoplasms

Advanced Practice Clinician

Chanteel A. Ballard, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0181

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Julia A. Batten, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4644

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Laura J. Cannon, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4684

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Joan Collett, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 213-4270

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Rosemary Conder, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 585-2984
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4676

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Cynthia Davidson, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-5581

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Emily I. Erickson, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4398

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician,
Nursing - Adjunct Instructor

Divisions: Oncology

Samantha L. Gaffney, PA-C

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 581-2436

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Esther L. Kannapel, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 587-4620

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Brighton Loveday, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 213-4246

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician,
Outpatient Clinics - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Brighton Loveday, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 213-4246

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician,
Outpatient Clinics - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Julie Bylund Luckart, FNP, APRN, M.S.N.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4557

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Carolyn Luckett, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 587-4445

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Cheryl McGovern, PA-C

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4297

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Grace A. Noda, P.A.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4398

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Nicole G. Orgain, PA-C, M.P.A.S.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 587-4663

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Jennifer Shaw, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 587-7884

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Melissa D. Shepherd, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 587-5558

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Jared Thorley, APRN, M.S.N., FNP, BSN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4644

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Mary T. Towns, N.P.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4398

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Joan K. Van Atta, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4253

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Seth Youkstetter, PA-C

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 581-2436

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician

Divisions: Oncology

Oncology Resources

Clinical Trials

The Division of Oncology in partnership with the Huntsman Cancer Institute, conducts clinical trials in the following areas;

  • Breast
  • Experimental Therapeutics
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Genitourinary
  • Gynecologic
  • Head & Neck
  • Lung
  • Melanoma
  • Pain Medicine & Palliative Care
  • Prostate
  • Sarcoma

Please visit the Huntsman Cancer Institute web site to learn more about clinical trial research and participating in clinical trials.