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Maurie Markman

maurie markman

President of Medicine and Science


Medical Oncology with a concentration in Gynecologic Cancers

Education and Postdoctoral Training


Bachelor of Science, University of Southern California


Master of Sciences, Health Policy and Management, New York University Graduate School of Public Administration

Medical School

New York University School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

Internal Medicine, Bellevue Hospital-New York University Medical Center

Chief Resident, Internal Medicine

Bellevue Hospital-New York University Medical Center

Clinical Associate

National Cancer Institute, Immunology Branch

Assistant in Oncology and Medicine

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Academic Honors & Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa, and Summa Cum Laude graduate, University of Southern California
  • Louise and Allston Young Investigator Award, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • The Lee and Jerome Burkons Research Chair in Oncology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • 2008 Medical Honoree, Lynn Cohen Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research
  • Good Housekeeping Magazine "Best Cancer Specialists in the United States"
  • Five-time honoree, "America’s Top Doctors for Cancer"
  • Four-time honoree, " Best Doctors in America."


  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Clinical Research

20+ years in gynecologic malignancy research with a focus on new drug development and novel management strategies.

Previous Positions

  • Assistant Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Division of Hemotology/Oncology, University of California/San Diego School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
  • Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Chairman, Department of Hematology/Oncology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Director, The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center
  • Professor of Medicine, The Ohio State University
  • Vice President, Clinical Research; Professor of Medicine and Chairman, Department of Gynecologic Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Professional Organizations/Affiliations

  • Chair, Medical Oncology Committee, Gynecologic Oncology Group (a United States National Cancer Institute sponsored cooperative group)
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncology
  • National Cancer Institute
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Cancer Society
  • Associate Leader, Gynecologic Oncology Disease Site Team, Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network


Primary author or co-author of more than 800 peer-reviewed manuscripts, reviews, book chapters, editorials or abstracts including:

Role of nutritional status in predicting quality of life outcomes in cancer - a systematic review of the epidemiological literature.

Involvement of bone in epithelial ovarian cancer: case report of an uncommon late metastatic event.

Perifosine plus docetaxel in patients with platinum and taxane resistant or refractory high-grade epithelial ovarian cancer.

Editorial Boards

Served on more than 35 editorial boards including:

  • Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Journal of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology – North American Editor
  • Cancer
  • Annals of Medicine
  • The Lancet

In the News

Dr. Maurie Markman Receives Prestigious American Society of Clinical Oncology Statesman Award

Ovarian Cancer Awareness: What to ask your doctor

Dr. Maurie Markman Oncology Video Series on OncLive TV

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