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Office of Cancer Training & Career Enhancement

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Our Mission

Huntsman Cancer Institute is dedicated to training the next generation of cancer researchers. Our robust, research-intensive programs provide learning opportunities across the education continuum, from high school students beginning to explore cancer research to junior faculty launching their independent research careers.

Learn more about our team.

Training & Career Opportunities

We partner with programs across the University of Utah and the University of Utah School of Medicine to offer trainees comprehensive and interdisciplinary training.

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (EDI)

The Office of Cancer Training & Career Enhancement is committed to recruiting and supporting trainees from diverse identities and backgrounds. We aim to create inclusive training environments and opportunities for every type of career path. Learn more about our overall mission and dedication to EDI.


Donald E Ayer

Donald E. Ayer, PhD

Senior Director of Cancer Training and Career Enhancement

Kolawole S. Okuyemi

Kolawole S. Okuyemi, MD, MPH

Associate Leader of Cancer Training and Career Enhancement