Award-winning Chickasaw physician and cancer researcher

Dr. Jonathan Trent is a board-certified oncologist, professor of medicine at the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine and the co-director of the University of Miami Health System's Musculoskeletal Center, Sarcoma Medical Research Program.

Dr. Trent earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and his M.D. and Ph.D. in cancer biology from the University of Texas Health Science Center. His internship and residency in internal medicine were completed at the University of Texas Health Science Center, and he was chief fellow while completing his fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Accomplishments

  • Sarcoma Clinician of the Year: The Sarcoma Alliance
  • Outstanding Care Award: The Sarcoma Alliance
  • 30th governor of the Chickasaw Nation
  • Award for Excellence in Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Division of Cancer Medicine
  • C.D. Howe Award for Excellence in Clinical Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Division of Cancer Medicine
  • National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • University of Texas Medical School Honors in Immunology, Mechanism of Disease, Family Practice, Cancer Biology, Tumor Immunology
  • American Institute of Chemists-Outstanding Senior Student Award
  • Presidential Honor Roll at Southeastern Oklahoma State University