Sunil Sharma, M.D., Named Chief of Oncology

Sunil Sharma, M.D., Named Chief of Oncology

Jun 25, 2012 5:12 PM

(Salt Lake City) – Sunil Sharma, M.D., professor of internal medicine at the University of Utah, has been appointed chief of the U of U’s Division of Oncology. Sharma will officially take on this new position July 1, 2012.

Sharma has served as senior director of clinical research at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), director of HCI’s Center for Investigational Therapeutics, and member of the Colon Cancer and Imaging, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics program at HCI. 

“Dr. Sharma is the person to catalyze further development in the division and we are very pleased to have him in this role,” says John Hoidal, M.D., professor and department chair of the U of U Department of Medicine.


The Oncology Division focuses on three main missions: clinical, research, and education.  In building an exceptional oncology program, we combine our experienced and caring physicians, our passion for research, and our commitment to teaching.  Whether you are a patient looking for the right treatment, a medical professional seeking an outstanding fellowship training opportunity, or a medical researcher committed to advancing knowledge in basic or clinical oncology research, the University of Utah’s Oncology Division has resources to meet your needs.

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