Gary Lyman, M.D., M.P.H.

Gary Lyman M.D., M.P.H.
faculty member

Gary Lyman, M.D., M.P.H.

Senior Lead, Health Care Quality and Policy
Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR), Fred Hutch

Member, Cancer Prevention Program
Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

Member
Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

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Dr. Gary Lyman is a medical oncologist, hematologist and public health researcher who focuses on comparative effectiveness, health technology assessment, and health services and outcomes research. Dr. Lyman serves as a senior lead for health care quality and policy within the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, or HICOR. An internationally recognized thought leader in cancer care delivery, supportive care and health care policy, his research compares the effectiveness of novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies; examines clinical decision-making; explores risk modeling and precision medicine; assesses health technology research and synthesis; and delves into the factors that drive disparities in cancer care. He is also interested in cancer prevention, pharmaco-economics, and cancer treatment and supportive care for the elderly. Dr Lyman is among the top 1% of investigators by citations in Web of Science. In addition to his work at the Hutch, Dr. Lyman holds leadership positions within the American Society of Clinical Oncology as well as the SWOG Cancer Research Network, for which he serves as executive officer for Cancer Care Delivery, Symptom Control and Quality of Life Research.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Professor, Medicine - Oncology
University of Washington School of Medicine

Adjunct Professor
University of Washington School of Public Health

Adjunct Professor
University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Medical Oncologist, Breast Cancer Program
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Executive Officer, Cancer Care Delivery, Symptom Control and Quality of Life Research
Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)

Board of Governors and Executive Officer for Immunotherapy, Cancer Care Delivery, Symptom Control and Quality of Life Research, and Palliative Care
SWOG Cancer Research Network

Board of Directors
The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research

Fellow
Royal College of Physicians

Fellow
American College of Physicians

Fellow
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Editor-in-Chief
Cancer Investigation

Education

M.P.H., Biostatistics, Harvard University, 1982

M.D., School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1972

B.A., Psychology and Physics, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1968

Research Interests

Comparative Effectiveness Research of Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies

Clinical Decision Making, Risk Modeling, and Precision Medicine

Health Technology Assessment and Research Synthesis

Health Disparities and Quality of Cancer Care Delivery

Health Economics, Pharmacoeconomics and Healthcare Policy

Cancer Treatment and Supportive Care in the Elderly

spotlight

“We’re trying to bring a greater awareness and a high level of science to the discussion of the cost and overall value of cancer care.”

 —Dr. Gary Lyman

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