Chief of Oncology/Hematology Services, Memorial Cancer Institute
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Dr. Atif Hussein earned his degree in medicine from American University of Beirut and his master’s degree in medical management from Tulane University. He is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology.
His previous positions include Assistant Professor in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Miami and Duke University Medical Center; Director of Clinical Research in South Florida for Response Oncology; and Deputy Director of Cancer Research for Columbia South Florida. He was also the principal investigator on trials through the Mount Sinai Community Clinical Oncology Program for four years. Dr. Hussein has received grants and awards for his research in ovarian cancer and chemotherapy-induced alopecia.
Dr. Hussein chairs Memorial Healthcare System’s ethics committee and is a member of the chemotherapy safety committee and hematology/oncology peer review committee. He also is active in the community as a board member of the Broward Chapter of the American Cancer Society, and as a member of the Healthcare Council of Gilda’s Club South Florida.