Director, Center for Precision Medicine and Data Sciences
Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology
Arline Miller Rolkin Professorship in Clinical Effectiveness
Associate Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center Education Training & Career Development
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Genitourinary (GU) Oncology
As of 2016 Dr. Meyers was asked to lead and integrate precision medicine across all of the colleges and schools at UC Davis and the communities it serves. He has developed a network among the UCs, the state, and other partners, making the UC Davis Center for Precision Medicine and Data Sciences a leader in precision medicine. Finding precise, targeted and individualized cures for cancer and all disease, and achieving population health, is his enduring passion.
Dr. Meyers has a long-standing interest in cancer biology, clinical trials, and palliative care with a focus on advanced and metastatic malignancies. He was part of the leadership team that achieved the National Cancer Institute designation of a Comprehensive Cancer Center for UC Davis Health. He is a Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine and his service to the University has included 12 years as Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine followed by 7 years as Executive Associate Dean and Vice Dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine.
Dr. Meyers has a distinguished record of education and workforce development and is nationally known for leading innovative research career development training programs for physician scientists and pre-and postdoctoral fellows. He has served as Director of Research Education and Career Development in the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) since its inception and has been the principal investigator of several training grants. His appointment as Associate Director for Education, Training and Career Development for UC Davis’ Comprehensive Cancer Center unites the CTSC and Cancer Center research education efforts. In sum, he is a very well-respected internist, oncologist, an expert in precision medicine, and an academician with outstanding records of mentoring and of representing the UC Davis School of Medicine at the national level, publishing frequently on clinical effectiveness research topics.
Hematology and Oncology
B.S., UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1973
M.D., UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco CA 1976
Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1976-1977
Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1977-1979
Hematology/Oncology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1979-1982
Distinguished Professor, 2020
Speaker, UC Davis School of Medicine Commencement, welcome and introduction, (2009-present), 2020
Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community, 2019, 2020
Elected President of Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS), 2019
School of Medicine Research Award, in recognition of outstanding contributions to biomedical science and medicine through clinical research activities, stipend and $7,500 for support of a research fellow, 2018