American Society of Hematology

R. Wayne Rundles (1911 - 1991)

R. Wayne Rundles made substantial contributions to cancer research and was a leader in the development of national cancer programs and policies.

Dr. Rundles first became interested in science while completing a fellowship at DePauw University in 1928 and subsequently received his medical degree from Duke University in 1940. Dr. Rundles served as director of the hematology and chemotherapy service at Duke University Hospital and eventually became chief of hematology/oncology.

Dr. Rundles played an active role in the American Cancer Society as well as ASH. He served as president of ASH in 1967.

Oral History

Learn more about Dr. Rundles by reading his oral history transcript.

Authored Blood Articles

Dr. Rundles published several articles in the Society's journal Blood.

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