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Merrick I. Ross, Charles M. McBride Distinguished Professor

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Charles M. McBride Distinguished Professorship in Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Chief, Melanoma Section, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1980 University of Illinois - School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, MD, General Medicine
1976 University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, BS, Biology

Postgraduate Training

1/1989 Surgical Oncology Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
1/1989 Administrative Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
1/1988 Administrative Chief Resident, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
1/1987 General Surgery Residency, University of Illinois Affiliated Hospitals, Chicago, IL
1/1984 Research Fellow, Scripps Clinic and Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
1/1982 General Surgery Residency, University of Illinois Affiliated Hospitals, Chicago, IL

Board Certifications

12/2007 American Board of Surgery
1/1981 National Board of Medical Examiners

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Chief, Melanoma/Sarcoma Section, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/1990-present

Honors and Awards

2002 Charles M. McBride Distinguished Professorship in Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
1996 Faculty Achievement Award in Patient Care, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
1993 Faculty Teaching Award for the Fellowship Program, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1993 The Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
1989 Fellow Research Award, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
1989 Finalist, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
1989 Finalist, Society for Surgical Oncology
1988 University Cancer Foundation Award, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
1987 Resident Teaching Award, University of Illinois
1983 Shock Society Annual Meeting
1980 Young Investigators Award Winner, Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society
1976 Bronze Tablet Award, University of Illinois
1976 Undergraduate Scholar of the Year, Zeta Beta Tau National Fraternity
1975 Phi Beta Kappa University of Illinois, University of Illinois

Last updated: 1/28/2013