Thomas E. Witzig, M.D.

  1. Hematologist
  2. Internist
  3. Oncologist
  • Development of new treatment concepts for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Hodgkin's disease
  • Multiple myeloma
  1. 1986
    Fellow - Medical OnocologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1985
    Research Fellowship - Clinical HematologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1984
    Resident - Clinical HematologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1982
    Resident - Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  5. 1979
    MD - MedicineUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  6. 1975
    BS - BiologyIllinois State University

Certifications

  1. 1987
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1984
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1982
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Distinguished Alumni AwardUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  2. 2014
    Henry S. Plummer Distinguished PhysicianMayo Clinic, Department of Medicine
  3. 2013
    Teacher of the YearDivisions of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Mayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  4. 2012
    C. Patrick Burns LecturerUniversity of Iowa
  5. 2011
    Best Doctors in America AwardAwarding Organization
  6. 2009
    Faculty of the Year AwardMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2009
    IM Residency Program - Best Educator for Resident EducationMayo Clinic, Department of Medicine
  8. 2006
    Alumni Achievement AwardIllinois State University
  9. 2005
    Minnesota Chapter Medical HonoreeLymphoma Research Foundation
  10. 2004
    Department of Medicine Outstanding InvestigatorMayo Clinic, Department of Medicine
  11. 2003
    Best Doctors in America AwardAwarding Organization
  12. 1987
    Diplomate, Subspecialty of Medical OncologyMayo Clinic
  13. 1985
    Regular Clinical FellowshipAmerican Cancer Society
  14. 1984
    Diplomate, Subspecialty of HematologyMayo Clinic
  15. 1984
    W.J. Summerskill AwardMayo Clinic
  16. 1979
    Merck Manual AwardUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  17. 1979
    Reader's Digest ScholarshipUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  18. 1979
    Leadership and Service AwardUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  19. 1979
    David Olkon ScholarshipUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  20. 1978
    Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  21. 1977
    Lange Medical Publications AwardUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  22. 1975
    Phi Sigma Society, Student Achievement AwardIllinois State University
  23. 1974
    Robert Bone Scholar AwardIllinois State University

Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - 2017
    Deputy DirectorMayo Clinic Cancer Center, Clinical Research
  2. 2015 - present
    Associate DirectorMayo Clinic Cancer Center, Translational Research
  3. 2014 - 2020
    Co-ChairNational Cancer Institute National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) Lymphoma Committee
  4. 2014 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Research Compliance Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  5. 2014 - present
    MemberTranslational Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine
  6. 2014 - present
    Associate DirectorClinical Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  7. 2013 - 2017
    MemberClinical Trials Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  8. 2012 - 2014
    MemberEducation & Mentoring for Young Investigators Committee, Scientific Advisory Board, Lymphoma Research Foundation
  9. 2010
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Society of Hematology
  10. 2010
    Chair of SessionLymphoma Education Session: Lymphoma: Translating Basic Science into Therapy, American Society of Hematology
  11. 2009 - present
    Co-ChairLymphoma Translational Medicine Subcommittee, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  12. 2009 - present
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, Lymphoma Research Foundation
  13. 2009
    Scientific ReviewerMayo Clinic SPORE in Pancreatic Cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  14. 2009 - present
    National Cancer Institute, Lymphoma Committee
  15. 2009 - present
    Executive Committee MemberLymphoma Research Foundation
  16. 2007 - 2015
    Co-ChairHematologic Malignancies Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  17. 2005 - 2014
    ChairLymphoma Disease-Oriented Group, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine
  18. 2005 - 2012
    MemberContinuing Medical & Dental Education Commission, Christian Medical & Dental Society
  19. 2005 - present
    MemberLymphoma Research Foundation
  20. 2004 - present
    Co-DirectorMayo Hematology Review, Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  21. 2004 - present
    MemberMayo Hematology Review, Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  22. 2003 - present
    MemberClinician-Investigator Training Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  23. 2002 - 2014
    ChairResearch Committee, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine
  24. 2002 - 2014
    MemberInternal Medicine Research Advisory Group, Department of Internal Medicine
  25. 2002 - present
    MemberHematology Executive Committee, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine
  26. 1998 - 2001
    MemberContinuing Medical Education Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  27. 1995 - present
    MemberCentral Society for Clinical Research
  28. 1994 - 2012
    ChairHematology Committee, North Central Cancer Treatment Group
  29. 1994 - 2012
    MemberHematology Committee, North Central Cancer Treatment Group
  30. 1993 - 2000
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  31. 1993 - 1997
    MemberInternal Medicine Practice Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  32. 1993 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  33. 1991 - 2002
    Vice ChairResearch Committee, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine
  34. 1991 - present
    MemberLymphoma Disease-Oriented Group, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine
  35. 1989 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine
  36. 1985 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  37.  
    MemberAmerican Federation for Clinical Research
  38.  
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
  39.  
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  40.  
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  41.  
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  42.  
    MemberEastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  43.  
    MemberMantle Cell Lymphoma Consortium, Lymphoma Research Foundation
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Research activities

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