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Ramaswamy Govindan, MD

Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Medical Oncology Section

Research Interests

  • Lung cancer
  • Cancer genomics

Contact

  • 314-362-5737 (tel)
  • 314-362-3895 (fax)
  • 14th Floor Northwest Tower (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8056
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
1986 MBBS, University of Madras, India
1990 MD, University of Pondicherry, India
Post-graduate Training
1987-1990 Resident, Internal Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, India
1990-1991 Chief Resident, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, India
1991-1993 Intern and Resident, Internal Medicine, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL
1993-1996 Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, Washington University, Department of Internal Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions & Employment
1996-1998 Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
1998-2003 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO
2003-2009 Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO
2010-present Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO
2010-present Co-Director, Section of Medical Oncology, Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO
University & Hospital Appointments
1999-2007 Member, Cancer Committee, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
2000-2004 Member, Education Subcommittee, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Cancer Committee
2001-2004 Chairman, Education Subcommittee, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Cancer Committee, Siteman Cancer Center
2005-present Member, Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee
2008-present Member, Human Research Protection Organization
2010-present Member, Protocol Adherence Review Committee, Washington University School of Medicine
2010-present Member, Committee on Admissions, Washington University School of Medicine
2010-present Member, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Expansion Committee
Board Certification
1993-2002 American Board of Internal Medicine
1997
recertified 2008
American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)
1996-2005 American Board of Internal Medicine (Hematology)
Honors & Awards
1993 Alfred Pick Award for academic excellence during the Internal Medicine Residency at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL
2001 ASCO Clinical Research Career Development Award for research titled "A Pilot Study of Celecoxib in Patients with Barrett's Esophagus"
Editorial Responsibilities
1999-present ASCO Training Program Committee, Reading Syllabus on ASCO website
2002 Washington Manual of Oncology, I Edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
2004 Locally Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: A Practical Management Guide, a COAB publication
2005 DeVita, Hellman & Rosenberg's "Cancer, Principles & Practice of Oncology Review" I Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
2006 Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Cancer Management: a Multidisciplinary Approach, CMP United Business Media/Publishers of Oncology
2006-2011 ASCO Educational Book
2007 E-Update Series- Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, CMP Media
2007 Washington Manual of Oncology, II Edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
2008 E-Update Series- Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, CMP Media
2008-2011 ASCO Meeting Summaries
2008-present Proceedings of the Annual Targeted Therapy Meeting Summary, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (ISLAC)
2009 Lung Cancer, Monograph, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins
2009 DeVita, Hellman & Rosenberg's "Cancer, Principles & Practice of Oncology Review" II Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
2009-present Clinical Care Options InPractice Oncology
2010-present Oncology Advisory Editor, Oncology Times
2010-present Cancer Pharmacology, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins
  Contemporary Oncology, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Co-editor: Michael C. Perry
  Thoracic Oncology Matters, Washington University School of Medicine
International/National Committee Memberships
1998-2001 Member, Oncology Training Program Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
2000 Member, Quality Assurance Subcommittee, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)
2000-2007 Co-Chair, Lung Committee, Hoosier Oncology Group (HOG)
2000-present Member, Lung Steering Committee, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)
2000-present Member, Lung Committee, Hoosier Oncology Group (HOG)
2001-present Member, Respiratory Core Committee, Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB)
2002-2005 Vice-Chair, Midwest Oncology Group (MOG)
2002-present Member, Clinical Oncology Advisory Board (COAB)
2003 Reviewer for Cancer Research UK (formerly ICRS and CRC) Phase I and II protocols
2004-2006 Member, Lung Cancer Program Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology
2005-2007 Chair, Lung Committee (P2C-Mayo Consortium)
2007-2008 Member (ad hoc), NCI SPORE Review Panel
2007-present Member, NCCN Guidelines Committee, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
2008-present Member, American College of Surgical Oncology (ACOSOG)
2008-present Member, Cancer Center Review Panel, NCI
2008-present Member, Education Committee, ASCO
2009 Member, Review Panel, American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
2009 Vice Chair, Medical Oncology Committee, American College of Surgical Oncology (ACOSOG)
2009-present Member, IASLC Pathology Committee
2009-present Member, Subcommittee H, NCI
2010 Member (ad hoc), National Cancer Institute, Basic, Translational and Clinical Oncology Special Emphasis Panel
2010-present Co-Chair, Lung Cancer Disease Working Group, The Cancer Genome Atlas Project
2012-present Chair, IASLC CME Subcommittee
2013-present Member, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) National Cancer Institute (NCI) Panels
2014 Member, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Core Program Committee for the 'Treatment of Localized Disease NSCLC'
2014-present Member, ALCHEMIST Project Core Committee
2014-present Member, SITC/Medscape CME Project Steering Committee