Dr. Renato Martins is a Professor of Medicine and holds the Stephen H. Petersdorf Endowed Chair in Cancer Care at the University of Washington. He is currently the Associate Medical Director of Solid Tumor Adult Oncology, the Clinical Research Director of the Thoracic and Head and Neck Oncology Program at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and a Member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
After completing medical school in his native country, Brazil, Dr. Martins came to the United States for further training. He completed his fellowship in hematology/oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School while earning a master’s degree in public health at Harvard in 1998. Dr. Martins then returned to Brazil, where he was chief of medical oncology at the Brazilian National Cancer Institute in Rio de Janeiro until he accepted his present positions at SCCA and the University of Washington. Dr. Martins has been with the FHCRC/SCCA/University of Washington since 2004.