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Merry J Markham, MD, FACP FASCO : Bio and credentials

Cancer Specialist (Oncologist), Hematologist (Blood Disease Specialist), Hematology and Oncology Specialist

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My bio

Merry Jennifer Markham, MD, FACP, FASCO, professor of medicine, is chief of the division of hematology and oncology within the department of medicine and serves as the associate director for medical affairs at the UF Health Cancer Center. She is the research lead for the UFHCC’s Gynecologic Cancers Disease Site Group. She is the principal investigator for all chemotherapeutic and investigational therapy trials for gynecologic cancers and is site PI for all Gynecologic Oncology Group/NRG Oncology gynecologic cancer trials. Dr. Markham earned her medical degree at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and then completed her residency in internal medicine at UF where she served as chief medical resident and later completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology. Clinically, Dr. Markham’s primary focus is on the care of women with gynecologic malignancies. Her research is focused on investigations of experimental therapeutics and prognostic factors for gynecologic malignancies. Dr. Markham is also involved in the study of quality of cancer care, quality improvement strategies and cancer survivorship. Dr. Markham is board-certified in medical oncology. She is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American College of Physicians, the Society of Gynecologic Oncology and several clinical trial cooperative groups.

Board certifications

  • Oncology

    American Board of Internal Medicine


  • Fellowship, Hematology and Oncology

    University of Florida, 2005-2008

  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine

    University of Florida, 2004-2005

  • Residency - Internal Medicine

    University of Florida, 2001-2004

  • Medical Degree

    University of Miami, 2001

  • Bachelor of Science

    University of Florida, 1994

My areas of focus




  • Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (FASCO)

    American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2020

  • Hematology/OncologyFellowship Positive Impact Award

    University of Florida, 2015

  • College of Medicine Exemplary Teacher Award

    University of Florida, 2011-2019

  • Award for Excellence in Teaching Medical Students

    University of Florida, 2009-2010