Dr Roberts primarily works in three areas: sickle cell disease, medical oncology, and human subjects protection. While Co-Director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Adult Sickle Cell Program, he was a co-investigator in the landmark Pain in Sickle Cell Epidemiology Study. His cancer research focus is clinical trials. For almost 20 years he held various leadership positions in clinical and translational research at the VCU Massey Cancer Center, an NCI-designated cancer center. He has designed or conducted phase I, II, and III trials involving chemotherapy, biological response modifiers, and immunotherapy in diverse disease types. In 2012 he received the National Cancer Institute's Harry Hines Award for the Clinical Community Oncology Program Principal Investigator of the Year. He was Chair of the Virginia Commonwealth University IRB Panel A and is Co-Chair of the Yale Cancer IRB.
Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians
Patient Care Organizations
Medical Oncology: Subset Medical Oncology Faculty
Hospice & Palliative Medicine AB of Internal Medicine (2012)