Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH

Gary Lyman

Title: Professor of Medicine

Company: Division of Medical Oncology at the University of Washington
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States

Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine at Division of Medical Oncology at the University of Washington, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medicine.

Dr. Lyman began his journey to his career by matriculating at the University of Buffalo, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1968 and a Doctor of Medicine in 1972. Continuing with his school he became a resident at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1972 to 1974. He then joined the Roswell Park Cancer Center Institute as a special clinical fellow in 1975, remaining for a year. While there, he was also a fellow in oncology from 1974 to 1977. From there, he joined Harvard University in 1981 as a postdoctoral fellow in biostatistics and earned a Master of Public Health in 1982. Upon completion of his schooling, Dr. Lyman became a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Oncology and Hematology.

Dr. Lyman has had an extensive career in medicine. He is presently the executive officer of the SWOG Cancer Research Network since 2016. Since 2014, he has split his time between being an adjunct professor for the School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health at the University of Washington and as a director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research at the Public Health Science Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Previously, he held the positions of senior fellow at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, a director of Comparative Effectiveness and Outcome Research at the Duke Cancer Institute and professor of medicine of the Department of Medicine at Duke University from 2007 to 2014. In addition, he has published more than 600 articles in the medical literature with nearly 70,000 citations, authored or edited more than 20 medical texts and over 70 book chapters.

As a testament to his success, Dr. Lyman received the Statesman Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology in 2010 and was listed among the top 0.1% of Investigators by citations by the Web of Science. He has been inducted as a fellow of numerous elite organizations including,  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Preventative Medicine, the American College of Clinical Pharmacology and the Royal College of Physicians to name a few.  He is also listed in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America.

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