New Moffitt Doctors

January 05, 2007

Tampa, FL – H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute announces Dr. Sloan Karver as an assistant professor in the Psychosocial & Palliative Care Program and Jia Fang, Ph.D. as assistant professor in the Molecular Oncology Program.

Karver recently worked as chief medical officer at the Gulfside Regional Hospice in Clearwater, FL. She received her medical degree from the New York Medical College. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Academy of Hospice Physicians.

Fang received his doctorate at the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry. He studies histone demethlation related to cancer. He recently was at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a postdoctoral research associate.

About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Located in Tampa, Florida on the University of South Florida campus, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute ( is the only Florida-based cancer center with the NCI designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center for its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt currently has 16 affiliates in Florida, one in Georgia and two in Puerto Rico. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country’s leading cancer centers, and is listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Hospitals for cancer. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.