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John Marsh, MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

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John Marsh, MD



Noted cancer researcher Dr. John C. Marsh became emeritus professor last November. The 1959 School of Medicine graduate returned to Yale in 1967 as assistant professor of medicine and pharmacology. He became associate professor in 1970 and full professor in 1977. He was attending physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital from 1968 to 1998. Marsh has held numerous consultancies with, and administrative posts in, professional organizatons, among them the American Cancer Society. He was director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Unit at Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center from 1986 to 1998, and acting director of the Cancer Center at the West Haven Veterans Affairs Medical Center from 1991 to 1993. He has served in an editorial capacity for several journals. In 1987, the American Cancer Society Awarded Marsh its Bronze Medal. In 1998, a symposium was held in Marsh's honor and a scholarship for entering medical students was established in his name. The physician now resides in Williamsburg, Virginia, and is principal investigator of a clinical trial in colorectal cancer through the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.

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  • MD
    Yale University (1959)

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