Professor of Medicine
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Dr. Evan Hersh is a Professor of Medicine (Department of Medicine), and a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, (Department of Microbiology and Immunology), at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and the Arizona Cancer Center. Dr. Hersh has more than 47 years of experience in medical oncology, chemotherapy, immunology, and immunotherapy.
From 1966 to 1986 Dr. Hersh was a member of the faculty of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. While there he rose to the rank of professor and became Chairman of the Department of Clinical Immunology, Chief of the Section of Immunology of the Department of Developmental Therapeutics, and Chief of the Section of Immunology of the Department of Laboratory Medicine. He also served as professor at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston and Baylor Medical College.
Dr. Hersh served as Chief of Hematology and Oncology at the Arizona Cancer Center from 1986 to 1996. Dr. Hersh has served on numerous national boards, international oncology committees, and editorial boards. In 1994 he won the Jeffrey A Gottlieb Award of M.D. Anderson, and was designated among Best Doctors in America in 1997 and 2002.
Dr. Hersh also founded and served as president of a Tucson pharmaceutical start-up, AmpliMed Inc.