Daniel O. Persky, MD

Associate Director, Clinical Investigations
Appointed to lead Phase 1 Clinical Trials
Clinical and Translational Oncology Program


Dr. Persky serves as a Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He is currently the Associate Director of Clinical Investigations and Director, Clinical Trial Office - Tucson. He specializes in Hematology/Oncology, particularly in lymphoid malignancies, such as lymphoma and CLL.

Dr. Persky received his Bachelor’s Degree from Harvard University and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed his internship and residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, then returned to New York to complete a three-year fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Cancer Focus

Clinical translational research in lymphoid malignancies (lymphomas and CLL).