MEDICAL DIRECTOR: Dr. Scott H. Okuno, an internationally recognized oncologist, has been named medical director of the oncology department for Mayo Clinic Health System in northwestern Wisconsin and Cancer Coordinating Committee chairman for all of Mayo Clinic Health System.
Okuno is board-certified in medical oncology, specializing in bone and soft tissue sarcomas. He serves as medical officer for the Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration, a group of institutions across the U.S. and Europe dedicated to clinical trials and research for sarcoma patients. He also is chairman of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology’s Audit Committee, which reviews and certifies the clinical trials programs of cancer centers across the U.S.
Okuno is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Connective Tissue Oncology Society and Midwest Sarcoma Trials Partnership. In addition, he is professor of oncology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
From staff reports