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Friday, May 11, 2012

Retiring St. Francis Health oncologist honored for service to patients, profession

INDIANAPOLIS – Randall C. Trowbridge, M.D., a member of St. Francis Medical Group’s Oncology & Hematology Specialists, soon will be honored by his colleagues and staff on the eve of his retirement.

A celebration of his service is set for 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, in the second-floor conference rooms at Franciscan St. Francis Cancer Center, 8111 S. Emerson Ave.

Trowbridge has served numerous roles at Franciscan St. Francis Health, including medical director for the oncology service line; hospice care, Vista Care Hospice; chair of the hospital’s cancer care committee; and as a member of the medical ethics committee.

His special interests include gastrointestinal, prostate and breast malignancies, and hospice and palliative care.

Board-certified in medical oncology and internal medicine, Trowbridge has affiliations at hospitals throughout central Indiana. He holds memberships in several professional organizations including: American Medical Association, Indiana State Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Society of Internal Medicine, American Society of Clinical Oncologists and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Physicians.

Trowbridge, who has been widely published in peer-reviewed professionals, received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Berkley, Calif., and served his internship and residency at the Baylor College Affiliated Hospitals. He completed a fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.