T Peter Kingham
T Peter Kingham, MD, obtained his undergraduate degree at Yale University and MD from SUNY Stony Brook Medical School. His general surgery residency was at New York University. He undertook a two-year research fellowship in hepatic immunology in the DeMatteo Laboratory at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). After finishing residency, he completed a two-year fellowship in surgical oncology at MSK prior to being appointed on the Hepatopancreatobiliary Service. He is currently the International Surgical Oncology Fellowship Director and the Assistant Director for the HPB Fellowship. In 2015 he was appointed as Director of Global Cancer Disparity Initiatives. In 2016 he was promoted to Associate Professor. His primary research interest is determining how to improve cancer care for patients in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Dr Kingham is co-PI on multiple prospective studies on colorectal and breast cancer in Nigeria, co-founded the African Research Group for Oncology (ARGO), and is President and co-founder of Surgeons OverSeaS (SOS). He is PI of a UG3/UH3 NIH grant (2017) to study new technologies to diagnose cancer in LMIC. In addition, he has completed numerous prospective research protocols at MSK, with current protocols examining circulating tumour DNA in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. He has more than 160 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has authored 11 chapters.