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Martin J. Heslin, M.D., M.S.H.A.

Director of USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute

About Martin J. Heslin, M.D., M.S.H.A.

As director of the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute, Martin Heslin is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the cancer treatment and research facility in Mobile, and two MCI cancer centers in Mobile and Fairhope. Prior to joining USA Health, Heslin served as associate director of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also was executive vice chair of the Department of Surgery, chief of the medical staff at UAB Hospital and the James P. Hayes Jr. Endowed Professor in Gastrointestinal Oncology.

Heslin graduated from Cornell University in microbiology and earned his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse. He completed a general surgery residency at New York University Medical Center. Following the completion of a surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, including two years as a research fellow, he joined the UAB faculty in 1996.

Heslin holds a master’s degree in health administration from UAB. He is author or co-author on more than 120 publications and 10 book chapters.

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