S. Gail Eckhardt, M.D., FASCO
S. Gail Eckhardt, M.D., FASCO
The University of Texas at Austin
Titles & Positions

  • Director, LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Chair, Department of Oncology

  • Associate Dean of Cancer Programs

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Grant Information

Grant ID: RR160093
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of Established Investigators
Recruited From: 
University of Colorado, Denver
Date Awarded: 
September 14, 2016
Grant Amount: 

Building “new” offers opportunities to re-envision. Re-envisioning cancer care with the patient at the center is Dr. Gail Eckhardt’s mission as the inaugural director of the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin.

“We really want to envision the clinical care system as something where a patient can receive all of their care,” she says, “instead of referring someone all over the planet for what they need. So often, we focus on the medical components rather than the other things that the patient needs.”

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