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Scott Howard, MD, MSc

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920 Madison, #536
Memphis, TN 38163

Curriculum Vitae

After training in internal medicine, pediatrics, and epidemiology at the University of Tennessee and completing a hematology/oncology fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Scott worked for 14 years as a faculty member treating children with leukemia and lymphoma and conducting research in oncology supportive care, international oncology, and healthcare informatics. After leaving St. Jude in 2014, he founded Resonance, an informatics, consulting, and global health company with a mission to improve care and outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. Its software is currently deployed in several countries and serves as a hospital database, business intelligence tool, and clinical trials management system.

Scott has authored or co-authored 190 scientific papers and 15 book chapters and conducts translational and clinical research with local and international collaborators. He serves as the Secretary General for the International Pediatric Oncology Society, which promotes childhood cancer care around the world through education and research, and chairs the Board for World Child Cancer USA (, a charity dedicated to improving cancer care in low- and middle-income countries.

In his role as the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Scott promotes research of all the members of the college and conducts his own research program, focused on implementing advanced practice nursing to improve subspecialty care in low- and middle-income countries, especially in oncology.

Last Published: Oct 25, 2019