2019 Basic Science and Clinical Research Literature Award

The HOPA Basic Science and Clinical Research Literature Award recognizes a scientific article describing hematology/oncology basic science and/or translational research or clinical trials evaluating drug efficacy and/or safety.

Dr. Judith A. Smith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UTHealth McGovern Medical School and Director of the Women’s Health Integrative Medicine Research Program. She also is an oncology clinical pharmacy specialist at the UTHealth-Memorial Hermann Cancer Center. She received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy from Union University Albany College of Pharmacy. She completed residency in Pharmacy Practice and Oncology Pharmacy Practice at NIH followed by a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology at UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center(UTMDACC). Previously she was a Faculty member in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology at UTMDACC. Dr. Smith is an active member of many pharmacy professional organizations. She has been Board Certified in Oncology Pharmacy and Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality. Her research mission is to advance the progress of the safe and effective use of nutritional and herbal supplements with pharmacologic modalities as it relates to women’s health and cancer through innovative thinking, systematic methodology and collaborative interactions throughout the UTHealth System and global research community.

Past Basic Science and Clinical Research Literature Award winners