(PRWEB) November 16, 2012
Humility of Mary Health Partners is proud to welcome Jawad Francis, MD to the St. Joseph Cancer Center. Dr. Francis, a board certified medical oncologist, is a member of the HMHP Physician Associates network.
He attended medical school at the University of Balamand in Lebanon and after completing a postdoctorate laboratory research fellowship in Cancer Experimental Therapeutics at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Southern California, Dr. Francis went for his Internal Medicine Residency at State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo-University at Buffalo Department of Medicine. While at SUNY, Dr. Francis served as a chief resident and earned the "Rakesh Bidani Memorial Award" for his selfless commitment to teaching, dedication to patients and support of colleagues. He then went to pursue a Medical Oncology Clinical Fellowship at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York.
Dr. Francis' clinical interests focus on treating various types of hematological malignancies and solid tumors, with a specific focus on lung cancer. During his fellowship at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, he studied and researched novel agents in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.
For more information, contact St. Joseph Medical Oncology at 330-841-4177.