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, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology, Clinical Trials

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) 587-4251

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

Glynn Gilcrease III, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)

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

Divisions: Oncology

Research Interests: Immunotherapy, Mechanisms of Chemotherapy Resistance

Hung T. Khong, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Associate Professor

Divisions: Oncology

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

Ana María López, M.P.H., M.D., FACP

Locations
Health Sciences Education Building (801) 585-1934
Huntsman Cancer Institute

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Professor

Divisions: Oncology

Shiven B. Patel, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0255

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Instructor (Clinical)

Divisions: Oncology

Elizabeth M. Prystas, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-1435

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Divisions: Oncology

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

Hariprasad Vankayalapati, Ph.D., M. Pharm

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 587-4562

Departments:
Internal Medicine - Research Assistant Professor

Divisions: Oncology

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

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: Ovarian Neoplasms, Breast Neoplasms, Uterine Neoplasms, Breast Cancer, 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

Bernadette J. Bittner, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Institute (801) 585-0262

Departments:
Nursing - Adjunct Instructor,
Inpatient Services - Advanced Practice Clinician,
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) 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) 213-4222

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

Paula R. Hobson, APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 213-4266

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

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) 585-0157

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

Marsha Y. Thomas-Robertson, M.S.N., APRN

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 585-0178

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
University Hospital (801) 581-7818

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

Divisions: General Internal Medicine, 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.