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Frederick Schnell

Frederick M. Schnell, MD, FACP

Board Chief Medical Officer

Medical Oncologist

Central Georgia Cancer Care

Frederick M. Schnell, MD, FACP

Frederick Schnell

Board Chief Medical Officer

Medical Oncologist

Central Georgia Cancer Care

Dr. Frederick Schnell led the development and incorporation of the Georgia Center for Oncology Research & Education. He was the founding chair of the Georgia CORE Board of Directors and served on the executive committee through 2008. Dr. Schnell is a medical oncologist in private practice with Central Georgia Cancer Care, PC, with offices in Macon and Warner Robins, Georgia. He is also clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon.

Dr. Schnell earned his Doctor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and completed a residency and fellowship at Emory University. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Schnell’s research interests include medical oncology and breast, lung and gastrointestinal cancer. He serves as the principal investigator at his site for clinical trials conducted in collaboration with academic, industry, and National Cancer Institute Cooperative Groups. He is a past president of GASCO and was instrumental in the development of the Central Georgia Regional Program of Excellence. Dr. Schnell is chair of the Community Oncology Alliance, and a recipient of the ASCO community research award.

As of February of 2018, Dr. Frederick Schnell is named to the new post of Medical Director of the Community of Oncology Alliance (COA).  "In this newly created position, Schnell will focus on issues related to oncology payment reform." Click to read the full announcement in The Cancer Letter

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2019 Request for Proposal has been released!

Awards of up to $50,000 will be made for Treatment Service Projects and for Education, Prevention and Screening Services Projects.

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Georgia CORE recently published a policy briefing on Georgia’s tobacco settlement funds. Take a look at it here.

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