Karmanos President & CEO

Joseph P. Uberti, M.D., Ph.D.
Interim President & CEO

Joseph Uberti, M.D., Ph.D., serves as interim president & CEO and the principal investigator (PI) of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Grant for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and interim chair of the Department of Oncology at Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU SOM).

As a native of Detroit, Dr. Uberti is a world-renowned hematologist who has spent his career researching risks, progression, treatments and outcomes related to blood and marrow stem cell transplantation. He has a special focus on transplantation-related graft versus host disease. Since 2004, Dr. Uberti has co-led the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell and Transplant Program, one of only a few centers nationwide reporting some of the best survival outcomes for related and unrelated stem cell transplantation. In 2009, Dr. Uberti received the Lambert/Webber Endowed Chair from the Department of Internal Medicine at Karmanos Cancer Institute and WSU SOM.

Dr. Uberti is certified by the American Board of Medical Oncology and has been a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine since 1986. He is a member of the American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry/Autologous Blood and Marrow Transplant Registry and the American Society of Hematology. Dr. Uberti served as the past President of the Medical Executive Committee at Karmanos and was formerly president of the Michigan Society of Hematology & Oncology, and currently serves on the board of directors. He is also active in promoting the future of medicine by serving as the head faculty advisor of the Hematology & Oncology Peer Education (HOPE) student group at Wayne State University. He provides lectures and facilitates faculty rounds with medical students interested in transplantation. Additionally, Dr. Uberti is dedicated to promoting minority donor availability and advocates for this purpose.

Dr. Uberti has given multiple national and international lectures in his area of expertise. He has published more than 120 peer-reviewed publications.

JOSEPH P. UBERTI, M.D., PH.D.

INTERIM PRESIDENT & CEO
PROFESSOR, MEDICINE AND ONCOLOGY
DIVISION CHIEF, BMT, LEUKEMIA AND
LYMPHOMA
CO-DIRECTOR, BONE MARROW & STEM CELL TRANSPLANT PROGRAM


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