Scott Okuno, M.D., named medical director, Oncology Department, Mayo Clinic Health System, Northwest Wisconsin
Scott Okuno, M.D. (I ’92, HEMO ’96), Division of Medical Oncology in the Department of Oncology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, has been named medical director of the Oncology Department for Mayo Clinic Health System in Northwest Wisconsin and chair of the Mayo Clinic Health System Cancer Coordinating Committee.
Dr. Okuno is the 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 chairs 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.
Dr. Okuno is a professor of oncology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He has been at Mayo Clinic for more than 20 years and has served as vice chair of the Rochester Specialty Clinical Practice Committee, associate dean for outpatient practice on the Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, chair of the Rochester Outpatient Practice Subcommittee and chair of the Midwest Outpatient Practice Executive Subcommitee.