Irina Popa MD Resume CV

Irina Elena Popa, M.D.

Oncology Associates, P.C.
8303 Dodge Street, Suite 225
Omaha, NE 68114. Tel (402) 354-5860.
Website: www.oacancer.com

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Education
Medical Licensure
Professional Experience
Professional Boards
Professional Training
Professional Organizations
Hospital Committees
Professional Activities
Honors & Awards
Research Experience
Practice Privileges
Community Service
Lectures
Publications – Journals and Book Chapters

Education

Hematology Fellowship
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, DC
2000-2003

Included training rotations to:

  • National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
  • Washington Cancer Institute, Washington, DC
  • VA Medical Center, Washington, DC

Internal Medicine Internship and Residency
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark, New Jersey
1997-2000

M.D. Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Bucharest, Romania
1990-1996

Medical Licensure

Nebraska State – 2002

District of Columbia – 2001

New Hampshire – 2002

Practice Privileges

Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE

Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Clarkson University Hospital, Omaha, NE

Faith Regional Health Services, Norfolk, NE

Memorial Community Hospital, Blair, NE

Allegent Health System (Bergen, Immanuel, Lakeside hospitals), Omaha, NE

Professional Boards

American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine – 2000

American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology – 2003

American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology – 2003

Professional Training

Medical Oncology Communication Skills Workshop
University of Washington
Aspen, Colorado
2002

Professional Organizations

European Society of Hematology

European Society of Medical Oncology

Metro Omaha Medical Society

American Medical Association

American Society of Medical Oncology

American Society of Hematology

American Medical Association

American College of Physicians

Medical Students Society, Romania

Professional Activities

2000-2001 The Oncology Center for Excellence, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, Maryland; educational review

1996 Cardiology Courses, Universite Catholique de Louvaine, France –
Carol Davila University, Bucharest, Romania

Honors and Awards

1992-1996 Governmental Scholarship for academic achievement

1995-1996 Merit Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement

Hospital Committees

Institutional Review Board 2007 to present

Cancer Committee 1997 to present

Medical Executive Committee 2006 to present

Medical Staff Finance Committee
Editorial Board Associate Editor

The ASCO Post 2010 to present.

Research Experience

Co-Investigator Clinical Trials
2003-present
CALGB, NASBP, RTOG, GOG, NLSG, NCI, CTSU, Sarah Cannon, HOG cooperative groups
Oncology Research Department
Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center
Omaha, NE

Community Service

2007 “Treatment advances increase hope, cure rate for leukemias, lymphomas”
Her Omaha magazine, August-September 2007
Story by Susan Meyers

2004 “Breast Cancer update” presentation
Breast Cancer Survivorship Conference
Methodist Cancer Center
Omaha, NE

Invited Lectures

2007 Breast Cancer and Pregnancy
Tumor Board Conference
Methodist Cancer Center, Omaha, NE
2007 Granular Cell Tumor
Tumor Board Conference
Methodist Cancer Center, Omaha, NE

2006 Side Effects of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients
Female Cancers 2006: Breast and Gynecological Malignancies Oncology Symposium
Methodist Health System, Omaha, NE

2006 Side Effects of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients
Female Cancers 2006; Breast and Gynecological Malignancies Symposium
Methodist Health System, Omaha, NE

2006 Clinical Management of Thrombophilia
2006 Pathology Center Fall Workshop
Pathology Center
Methodist Health System, Omaha, NE

2006 Molecular predictors of outcome with Gefitinib in advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Phase II trial presentation
Metro Omaha Oncology Journal Club
Omaha, NE

2006 Early Stage Lung Cancer Deserves Adjuvant Therapy
2006 Lung/Head and Neck Cancer Update
Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center, Omaha, NE

2004 Thymic Tumors
Tumor Board Conference
Methodist Cancer Center, Omaha, NE

2004 Intravenous Iron Administration
Critical Care Conference
Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE

Publications – Journals and Book Chapters

2002 Popa IE, Stewart K, Smith FP, Rizvi NA
Phase II study of gemcitabine and docetaxel in untreated advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
Cancer. 2002 Oct 15; 95(8):1714-9.

2007 Hu Q, Popa I, Fu K, Chen M, Chan WC
Clonal CD8+ lymphocytic proliferation associated with Epstein-Barr virus infection mimicking T-cell leukemia.
Leuk Lymphoma. 2007 Aug; 48(8):1651-3.

Language Skills and Interests

Fluent in English, French and Romanian.

Travel, theater, swimming, volleyball, dancing.

Oncology Associates

Provides world class cancer care to patients in Omaha and throughout Nebraska, with clinics in Blair and Norfolk.

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