U.S. Medical Advisory Board

James O. Armitage, MD

Dr. James O. Armitage is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Nebraska, a fellowship in hematology oncology at the University of Iowa and a brief stint in private practice in Omaha. He developed and directed the Bone Marrow Transplant program at the University of Iowa and later at the University of Nebraska. He served as Vice-Chair of Internal Medicine, Chair of Internal Medicine, Dean of the College of Medicine and currently is The Joe Shapiro Professor of Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Armitage is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology, a Fellow of both the American and Royal College of Physicians, a past member of the National Cancer Advisory Board, past president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. He is married and the father of four children and four grandchildren.