Despite Cancer is written by Merry Jennifer Markham, MD, a hematologist-oncologist and assistant professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. She cares for people in all phases of the cancer experience, from diagnosis until the final outcome – whatever that may be. She specializes in lymphomas and gynecologic cancers, and she has a profound interest in quality of life during and after cancer therapy.
Highly involved in medical education, Dr. Markham is a medical school course director and frequent lecturer. She serves as a mentor and teacher of medical students, residents, and hematology-oncology fellows in the Department of Medicine, and she has received numerous awards for her teaching activities.
You can contact Dr. Markham at at merryjennifer (at) gmail.com or markhamm (at) ufl.edu.
You can find her personal food blog here: the merry gourmet.