Lewis E. Foxhall, MD, Oral History Interview, February 13, 2014
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Major Topics Covered:
- Personal and educational background; a Texas upbringing and education
- Interests in primary clinical care, health populations, cancer prevention, and tobacco
- The Physician Relations Program
- Health policy work at MD Anderson
- Charity care programs
- External networks and initiatives with health care providers
- Texas state law, health care delivery, the Affordable Care Act, healthcare economics
- Survivorship Programs
- Value based care
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Foxhall, Lewis E. MD and Rosolowksi, Tacey A. PhD, "Lewis E. Foxhall, MD, Oral History Interview, February 13, 2014" (2014). Interview Sessions. 137.
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About the Interview
About the Interview Subject:
Dr. Lewis Foxhall (b. November 17, 1950, Memphis, Texas) came to MD Anderson in 1993 to join the Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences. During his many years in private practice prior to this time, Dr. Foxhall had become known for developing networks with community physicians to improve communication and patient care. His work in this area continued to expand at MD Anderson, and in 1994 he was appointed Associate VP for Health Policy. Since 2005 Dr. Foxhall has served as Vice President for Health Policy.