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Wilson Mertens, MD, MSBA

Mertens WilsonDepartment of Medicine
Division on Hematology/Oncology

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Vice President and Medical Director, Cancer Services,
    Baystate Regional Cancer Program
  • Division Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • Madonna University College of Graduate Studies, Livonia, MI
    M.S.B.A., Business Administration (1998-2000)
  • London Regional Cancer Centre, Ontario Cancer Treatment & Research Foundation, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
    Fellowship, Medical Oncology (1986-1988)
  • University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    • Residency, Internal Medicine (1983-1986)
    • Internship, Internal Medicine (1982-1983)
    • M.D. (with honors) (1978-1982)
    • B.S., Chemistry (1976-1978)

Scholarly Foci

  • Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Health Services Research: patient safety and quality

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Mertens's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
    • Systemic Radiotherapy Committee
      • Member (1990-1995)
    • Genitourinary Medical Oncology Subcommittee
      • Member (1989-2003)
      • Co-Chair (1997-2000)
    • Research Strategy Committee
      • Member (1999)
    • Genitourinary Committee
      • Member (1989-2005)
  • National Cancer Institute of Canada
    • Clinical Trials Group Centre
      • Representative (1992-1994)
    • Biologics Working Group
      • Member (1992-1995)
    • Melanoma Committee
      • Member (1992-1996)
    • Investigational New Drugs Committee
      • Member (1992-1995)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • National Discovery Award, Center for Healthcare Design (2007)
  • “Breath of Life” Award, American Lung Association of Massachusetts (2007)
  • VISTA Award for D’Amour Center for Cancer Care, American Institute of Architects/American Society for Healthcare Engineering/American Hospital Association (2005)

Contact Information

D’Amour Center for Cancer Care
3350 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated February 2022)