Benjamin Li, MD, MBA

Benjamin Li

Educational Background

Radiation Oncology Residency, University of California San Francisco (2019-2023)

Preliminary Medicine Internship, St. Mary's Medical Center (2019)

M.D., Vanderbilt Medical School (2018)

M.B.A., Vanderbilt Business School (2018)

B.A., Chemistry and Physics, Harvard University (2012)

Awards & Honors

Turner Family Center Fellowship (2018)

Graduate Certificate in Global Health (2018)

Overall Family Fellowship for International Research (2018)

Vanderbilt Office of Diversity Award for Rayos Contra Cancer (2018)

Owen Graduate School of Management Professional Scholarship (2016 - 2018)

Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar (2013-2018)

Harold R. Schwalenberg Medical School Scholarship (2013-2017)

Burnand Partridge Foundation Scholarship (2013-2017)

Tri-Counties Blood Bank Fund Scholarship (2017)

Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center Thoracic Program grant recipient (2016)

Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Internship (2012)

Caltech LIGO Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (2011)

Harvard College Research Program Award (2010)

Selected Publications, Abstracts and Posters

Publications:
Singhi E, Li B, Denny J. Simmering Below the Surface: Sweet's Syndrome with Multiple Myeloma. American Journal of Medicine. September 2018; Volume 131, Issue 9, 1058–1060.

Li B. Advanced Cancer Care: A Primer on Palliative Radiation Oncology. Tennessee Medicine EJournal. 2017; Vol. 3: Iss. 2, Article 13.

Li B. Making ±he Shift to Value-Based Healthcare. Tennessee Medicine E-Journal. 2017; Vol. 3: Iss. 2, Article 2. Stavas M, Pagan J, Varma S, Li B, Kachnic L. Building a Palliative Radiation Oncology Program: From Bedside to B.E.D. Practical Radiation Oncology. 2017; 7, 203–208.

Li B. Electronic Medical Record for Clinical Growth in Quetzaltenango. GlobalVU. 2017 Jan. Riddell MC, Miadovnik L, Simms M, Li B, Zisser H. Advances in Exercise, Physical Activity, and Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2013 Feb;15 Suppl 1:S96-106.

Abstracts:
Li B, Niermann K, Shinohara E, and Stavas M. Palliative Radiation Oncology: A New Direction in Care. Best of ASTRO Conference. 11/2017.

Posters:
Li B; Castaneda S; Oladeru O; Sherry AD; Ning M; Perez T; Sarria G; Anderson JL; Lo C; Morales M; Peacock-Ayala D; Roa D; Mula-Hussain L; Jhingran A on behalf of Rayos Contra Cancer, Inc. Regional Analysis of Radiotherapy Planning Differences: Latin American Cooperative Study 1 (LACOS-1) Baseline Results and Next Steps. Presented at the 2019 International Cancer Experts Corp Annual Conference: Pioneering Action for Global Cancer Care. Washington, DC. 2/2019.

Li B; Gay H; Lo C; McLeod M; Hermansen M; Trejo J; Garcia B; Sarria G; Oladeru O; Castaneda S; Sherry A; Chetty I; Roa D on behalf of Rayos Contra Cancer, Inc. Implementing a longitudinal course for SBRT/SRS training in Latin America: Preliminary assessment from in-person training, phase 1 of 2. Presented at the 2019 International Cancer Experts Corp Annual Conference: Pioneering Action for Global Cancer Care. Washington, DC. 2/2019.

Stelmack J; Facer B; Sherry A; Bajpai S; Hao J; Ureta L; Li B on behalf of Rayos Contra Cancer, Inc. Economic arguments for advancing cancer care: a cost-benefit analysis for three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy in Guatemala. Presented at the 2019 International Cancer Experts Corp Annual Conference: Pioneering Action for Global Cancer Care. Washington, DC. 2/2019.

Li B. A Profound, Novel Case of Thrombotic Microangiopathy. American College of Physicians Northern California Chapter Scientific Meeting. 11/2018. Li B, Cameron B, Dudzinski S, Chen H, Chambless LB, Weaver K, Luo G, Morales M, Thompson R, Cmelak AJ, Kirschner A, and Attia A. Driver oncogene mutations in non-small cell lung cancer correlate with burden of intracranial metastatic disease and survival for radiotherapy patients. ASTRO National Conference. 9/2017.

Li B, Perkins S, Phillips S, Martin S, Hsieh S, Shinohara E, Stavas M. The Utilization of Chemotherapy and Radiation at the End of Life in Individuals with Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Rethinking the Conversation. GME 2016 Research Forum. 4/2016.

Li B, Herr A, and Preston B. Cancer-Associated DNA Pol e Variants Modeled in Yeast. Seattle Genetic Instability and Cancer Symposium. 5/2013.

Presentations:

Invited Speaker. Rayos Contra Cancer Collaboration in Global Health. MD Anderson Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology Research Division, Department of Radiation Physics. 5/2019.

Invited Speaker. Global Cancer Work in Latin America. UCSF Global Cancer Interest Group. 4/2019.

Invited Speaker. Founding a social enterprise for cancer care globally - Rayos Contra Cancer. St. Mary's Medical Center Grand Rounds. 3/2019.

Invited Speaker. Rayos Contra Cancer. UCSF Global Cancer Center Future Global Cancer Leaders Seminar. 2/2019.

Invited Speaker. Oportunidad de Colaboración en Salud Global y Mejoramiento de la Atención al Paciente Oncológico en Latinoamérica. Universidad Rosario Escuela de Medicina. 1/2019.

Featured Conference Presentation. Session for Global Health Initiatives. ASTRO National Conference. 10/2018.

Featured Conference Presentation. Rayos Contra Cancer. Health Connect South Conference. 9/2017.

Oral Presentation. Li B, Niermann K, Shinohara E, and Stavas M. Palliative Radiation Oncology: A New Direction in Care. ASTRO National Conference. 9/2017.