Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Marc E. Lippman, M.D.

General Information

Marc E. Lippman, M.D.

Languages

  • English

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Med-Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Bd of Int Med-Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism

Specialties

  • Hematology/Oncology - Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Roles

  • Deputy Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Kathleen & Stanley Glaser Professor

Biography

Marc E. Lippman, M.D. was named the Kathleen and Stanley Glaser Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, and was named Chairman of the Department of Medicine in May 2007. Previously Dr. Lippman was the John G. Searle Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. From 1988 through 1999 Dr. Lippman was Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, and Chair, Department of Oncology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and served as Director of the Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center. From 1978 through 1990 he was Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences. Dr. Lippman served as Head of the Medical Breast Cancer Section, Medicine Branch, at the National Institute of Health. He was a Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institute of Health. Dr. Lippman completed a Fellowship in Endocrinology at Yale Medical School in New Haven, CT from 1973-1974. In addition, he was Clinical Associate at the National Cancer Institute from 1970-1971 and Clinical Associate at the Laboratory of Biochemistry of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institute of Health. From 1970 to 1988 he served as an Officer and Medical Director of the United States Public Health Service. Dr. Lippman completed his residency on the Osler Medical Service, John Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore, Maryland from 1968-1970.

A native of New York, Dr. Lippman received his Bachelor's Degree from Cornell University, Magna Cum Laude, and medical school degree at Yale Medical School in New Haven, CT where he was elected to AOA.

Dr. Lippman is widely known for his research in breast cancer. Throughout his illustrious career he has received numerous awards including Mallinckrodt Award of the Clinical Radioassay Society in 1978; the Commendation Medal USPHS in 1982; Meritorius Service Medal, USPHS in 1987; Clinical Investigator Award, American Federation for Clinical Research in 1985; D.R. Edwards Lecture and Medal, Tenovus Institute, Wales 1985; Plenary Lecturer, British Association of Cancer Research in 1987; Gosse Lecture, Dalhuosie University, Halifax Nova Scotia in 1987; the American Cancer Society.

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