Claire F. Verschraegen
Director of the Clinical Trial Office and of the Investigational Drug Program
Cancer Research and Treatment Center
University of New Mexico
Doctor Claire F. Verschraegen is currently the Director of the Clinical Trial Office and of the Investigational Drug Program at the Cancer Research and Treatment Center of the University of New Mexico.
Formerly on faculty at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Specialist for gynecological cancers, appendiceal cancers, and mesothelioma, studying new anticancer drugs for these diseases.
Education and Training
Free University of Brussels, Magna Cum Laude
Medical School: Universite Libre De Bruxelles, 1982
Residency training at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Fellowship: Medical Oncology, 1994
Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research
Three years work under the direction of Dr. Beppino Giovanella.
Internal Medicine, 1991
Medical Oncology, 1995
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology from the American Board of Internal Medicine and from the Belgian Department of Human Health.
- More than 80 peer reviewed medical papers
- 10 book chapters
- 20 invited papers.
- Presented at many scientific meetings.
- Member, Education Committee of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society
- Member, Scientific Board of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation.
Actively teaches students, residents and fellows.
Numerous awards, including the Occino-Kernkamp Prize from the Belgium Association of University Women.