Dr. Gene Tombler brings to MediCom Worldwide an extensive interdisciplinary background in the biomedical sciences and more than 10 years’ experience in oncology. He has served as a medical writer, publication planner, and medical director in promotional medical communications at PharmaWrite and Excerpta Medica, an Elsevier business; and as a senior medical advisor and vice president of educational development at ArcMesa Educators. Gene has developed oncology programs for prostate, breast, ovarian, lung, liver, and kidney cancers, as well as for hematologic malignancies including AML, CML, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. He played a pivotal role in the development of the first interdisciplinary prostate cancer congress, fostering multidisciplinary care team management strategies among urologists, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists for improved patient outcomes. Gene is uniquely positioned to integrate his experiences to provide practitioners timely, pertinent, and valuable CE activities in the ever-changing and evolving clinical oncology environment.
Gene received his PhD in biomedical sciences as a public health service grant trainee within the Molecular, Cellular, Biochemical and Developmental Sciences Program at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine of NYU. He served as a research fellow and national research service award trainee in cancer biology and immunopathology while he conducted preclinical and clinical breast cancer studies within the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.