October 30, 2018

John Eckardt, M.D.

John Eckardt MD, Chief Medical Officer, has served as Chief Medical Officer of DAVA Oncology since 2009. Dr. Eckardt brings over twenty years of experience in medical oncology including clinical research, patient care, and education. Prior to joining DAVA Oncology, Dr. Eckardt  worked as a medical oncologist and director of the clinical research program for The Center for Cancer Care and Research in St. Louis, Missouri.  Dr. Eckardt trained in medical oncology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.  He mentored under Dr. Dan Von Hoff in drug development staying on as a clinical instructor at UTHSCSA Cancer Therapy and Research Center.  Dr. Eckardt received a medical degree from Saint Louis University, and did his internal medicine training at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis Missouri.