Dr. James Gajewski
Professor, Blood & Marrow Transplantation
Deputy Chair, Blood & Marrow Transplantation
The University of Texas
Anderson Cancer Center
Dr. Gajewski received his A.B. from Notre Dame and his M. D from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He completed his post graduate medical training at University of Cincinnati and UCLA, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Oncology.
Dr. Gajewski is currently a Professor of Medicine at The University of Texas, M.D.
in addition to this research, Dr. Gajewski
has focused his
administrative efforts on improving access to marrow transplant services for patients in need of marrow transplants to cure their malignancy or blood disorder.
has worked on the issues related to contracting for managed care services with both managed care payers and governmental payers.
From this work, he
become interested and developed expertise in cost analysis of marrow transplantation and cancer therapy in general.
This has ultimately led him into national efforts to measure quality of outcomes for transplant programs.
As a consequence of this administrative work , he has been asked by the National Marrow Donor Program, American Society of Hematology and other national organizations to work on committees and task forces addressing access issues, costs of health care implications and quality outcomes for both marrow transplantation, cancer care and health care in general.