Professor and Vice-Chairman

UTHSC-West Cancer Center

David Schwartz is Professor and Vice-Chairman in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UTHSC-West Cancer Center. Dr. Schwartz is a nationally recognized physician researcher whose current work aims to improve the treatment and survivorship of cancer patients, regardless of social or financial status. He serves as founding Director of the Center for Health Equity in the Department of Radiation Oncology, with a focus on developing patient-facing mobile technology to improve quality and access of cancer care in the Mid-South. He engages closely with (and learns from) dozens of academic, business, education, and city leaders throughout Memphis to discover data driven, community-inspired paths to better health, for everyone.