Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH

Deputy Director
Clinical and Translational Oncology Program co-Leader
Professor and Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Clinical and Translational Oncology Program


Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine, Chief of Hematology/Oncology and the Deputy Director at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. She received her MD/MPH degree from Tufts University, earning election to Alpha Omega Alpha and the MD/MPH Academic Achievement Award in 1999. She completed Internal Medicine Residency at University of Utah in 2003 and Medical Oncology Fellowship at University of Washington in 2006, where she was Chief Fellow. Her education and training, focused at intersection of oncology and public health, resulted in unique expertise in clinical trials for cancer prevention or treatment. Dr. Bauman is a Tucson local; she graduated from Salpointe HS in 1985.

Cancer Focus

Dr. Bauman is an internationally recognized expert in head and neck cancer (HNC). Her research program is dedicated to clinical trials to prevent or treat HNC, including multiple trials evaluating novel immunotherapies. She is the Co-Principal Investigator of the UArizona Cancer Center's Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials Network, which tests candidate prevention agents such as broccoli-based supplements to reduce tobacco carcinogenesis or HPV vaccination schedules to impart immunity. Dr. Bauman received the NCI Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award in 2011. She is Co-Chair of the NCI Cancer Prevention Steering Committee and a Task Force member of the HNC Steering Committee. She sees patients with HNC and thyroid cancer at the UArizona Cancer Center clinic at Banner-University North.