John R. Wingard, MD
Price Eminent Scholar and Professor of Medicine
Deputy Director for Research, UF Health Cancer Center
Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Program
University of Florida Health Sciences Center
Gainesville, FL USA
Dr. John Wingard is a physician scientist and is board certified in oncology, and internal medicine. He holds leadership positions within the Division of Hematology & Oncology, as well as within the College of Medicine and the UF Health Cancer Center. He obtained his medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in oncology at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Wingard’s broad research effort is in exploring various strategies to optimize hematopoietic stem cell transplantation outcomes, provide state-of-the-art care for leukemia and other hematological malignancies, to explore new applications of stem cell transplantation, and to reduce the risk from opportunistic infections, especially fungal infections.. His areas of funded research include development of new Aspergillus diagnostics, conduct of clinical trials of transplant strategies, and conduct of clinical trials of cellular therapies of cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Wingard is the Program Director for the Bone Marrow Transplant Program and Hematologic Malignancy Service. His clinical interests include the treatment of hematological malignancies through bone marrow and stem cell transplantation.