Robert E. Enck, MD | Hematology/Oncology

Division Statement | Faculty |  Research/Scholarly Activities | Fellowship |   Quillen ETSU Physicians 

Dr. EnckRobert E. Enck, MD |  Professor
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Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, Lebanon Valley College, 1967
Graduate: Doctorate of Medicine, Hahnemann Medical College, 1971
Residencies: Internal Medicine, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, 1974
Fellowships: Hematology/Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1976
Military Service:Hematology/Oncology, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, 1976-1978
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine, 1974; ABIM, Oncology, 1979
Special Areas of Interest: Palliative Care

Brief Bio

Robert E. Enck, MD is Professor of Medicine and at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City. Prior to joining the faculty of Quillen College’s Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Enck served as Professor of Medicine and Assistant Division Chief for Clinical Activities in the Division of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Enck is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He earned his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College (now Drexel University College of Medicine), where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine. Dr. Enck then completed a fellowship in Hematology at the University of Rochester, which was followed by a two-year tour of duty as chief of Hematology/Oncology at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center.

Author of more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Enck also wrote The Medical Care of Terminally Ill Patients, published by The Johns Hopkins University Press—the first edition in 1994 and a second edition in 2002. He serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal, American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine and editor of the journal, Home Health Care Management & Practice.

Dr. Enck’s research has been funded by the National Cancer Institute, and he has been an invited speaker at meetings of the Council of Science Editors and the International Society of Medical Publication Professionals. He has served as president of the Association of Community Cancer Centers and on advisory committees for the American Academy of Home Care Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Hospice Association of America, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Medical Publishing Insights and Practices.