Marc S. Ernstoff, MD, Named UB Chief of Hematology/Oncology, Roswell Park Chair of Medicine


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Marc S. Ernstoff, MD

Marc S. Ernstoff, MD, has been appointed Professor and Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo (UB) and Chair of the Department of Medicine and Senior Vice President of Clinical Investigation at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI). Dr. Ernstoff also will serve as Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at UBMD Internal Medicine, the clinical practice plan of the UB Department of Medicine.

The appointments will take effect on April 1.

In 2014, Dr. Ernstoff became the Director of the Melanoma Program at Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute. From 1991 to 2014, he served as Associate Professor of Medicine and Professor of Medicine at Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. During much of his tenure, Dr. Ernstoff was the Director of the Melanoma Program at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Section Chief of Hematology/Oncology.

Dr. Ernstoff was previously a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine, where he directed the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program; he also was Assistant Professor of Medicine at Yale University and Director of its Clinical Research Office.

Dr. Ernstoff’s clinical research is focused on the treatment of melanoma and genitourinary cancers. A member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Melanoma Committee, he is also a member of the International Melanoma Working Group.

He earned his medical degree from New York University. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Bronx Municipal Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a medical oncology fellowship at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Ernstoff is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. ■



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