I’m keen to see persons with blood cancers get the latest in treatment advances as well as the most compassionate and supportive care.
Dr. Smith received his bachelor’s degree from Rice University and his MD from University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School where he also completed his internship. The majority of his post-graduate training was completed in New York City, with residency at NY Hospital/Cornell Medical Center and a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He performed advanced fellowship training in bone marrow transplantation (BMT) at Stanford University. Dr. Smith’s first faculty appointment was as an Assistant Professor at Duke University where he established a highly successful research program specifically focused on gene transfer strategies for therapeutic modification of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) and novel methods of high throughput flow cytometric analysis. Dr. Smith has also served in appointments with the Moffitt Cancer Center, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and University of Pittsburgh. Throughout the course of his career, Dr. Smith has published over 100 scientific articles, been an invited speaker at over 50 presentations and obtained over $10 million in funding.
He was recruited to serve as the program director of the Blood Cancer & BMT Program at the University of Colorado in 2012, and currently is the Associate Chief of the Division of Hematology.
Qualifications and experience
- Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, Hematology, Cancers, Cancers - Blood and Marrow Transplant, Cancers - Lymphoma, Cancers - Myeloma, Cancers - Leukemia (Adult Chronic), Cancers - Leukemia (Adult Acute)
- Languages spoken
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Program (1992)
Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas (1985)
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School (1984)
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus) Program (1987)
Rice University (TX) (1979)
- Clinical interest for patients
My clinical interests include myeloma, amyloid, hematologic malignancies, blood and marrow transplantation.
- Research interest for patients
My research is focused on hematopoieitc stem cells, stem cells in hematologic malignancies.