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Ted Wun, M.D. View profile as PDF

Ted  Wun

Clinical Interests

Ted Wun's main professional interests are medical education and clinical translational investigation. His primary areas of research have been in vascular complications of sickle cell disease (SCD) and the association of cancer and thrombosis. He and his colleagues demonstrated significant platelet and leukocyte activation in SCD and described the platelet-erythrocyte aggregates in these patients. He has participated in several multi-center therapeutic trials in SCD and is the former Chair of the Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. In collaboration with other investigators at UC Davis and the California Cancer Registry, they are presently engaged in describing the epidemiology of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with a variety of cancers. This work has identified certain cancer types and predictive factors associated with a high risk of symptomatic VTE.

In his role as associate dean for research in the School of Medicine, Wun is responsible for expanding the breadth and depth of research at the health system, as well as implementing the health system's 2011-2016 Strategic Plan to increase high-impact, interdisciplinary research.


Title:

Associate Dean for Research, School of Medicine
Chief of Hematology Oncology, VA Northern California Health Care System
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology

Specialty:

Cancer, Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Department:

Internal Medicine
Office of the Dean, School of Medicine

Division:

Hematology and Oncology

Address/Phone:

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
2279 45th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-5959
Phone: 800-362-5566

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-362-5566

Education:

M.D., Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, 1984
B.S., Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1982

Internships:

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, 1984-1988

Residency:

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, 1984-1987
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Chief Resident, Torrance, California, 1987-1988

Fellowships:

City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, 1992
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, 1988-1989
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1989-1992

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1987
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology, 2000
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology, 2010
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 2001

Professional Memberships:

American College of Physicians
American Federation of Medical Research
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine
Association of Subspecialty Professors
International Society for Thrombosis and Hemostasis
Southwest Oncology Group

Select Honors and Awards:

Eleventh Annual Tanaka Lecturer at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 2009

Award for Excellence in Education, UC Davis Health System, 2004

Postgraduate Medical: Fellow, American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, 2000

Postgraduate Medical: National Blood Foundation Scholar, 1996

Postgraduate Medical: FIRST Award, NIH/NHLBI, 1995

Postgraduate Medical: Osler Institute Teaching Award, 1993

Postgraduate Medical: Distinguished Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, Harbor-UCLA, Medical Center, 1989

Undergraduate: Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of N.Y., 1982

Undergraduate: Magna Cum Laude, 1982

Medical School: AOA, Theta of N.Y., 1982

Select Recent Publications:

For a comprehensive list of Dr. Wun's publications, please click here (opens new window).

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