Dr. Grubbs joined ASCO in 2015 as the Senior Director of the newly-launched Clinical Affairs Department. Before joining ASCO, Dr. Grubbs worked as a community oncologist and managing partner at Medical Oncology Hematology Consultants, PA, in Newark, Delaware. Dr. Grubbs is a volunteer and the Principal Investigator of the Delaware Christiana Care National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program and serves on the advisory council of the Delaware Cancer Consortium, of which he has been a member since 2003.
Dr. Grubbs has served on the NCI’s Clinical Trials Evaluation Working Group and Clinical Trials Advisory Committee and has been active in the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology (formerly Cancer and Leukemia Group B), serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He was President of the Medical Society of Delaware and has held a number of other leadership positions in professional organizations. An ASCO member since 1985, Dr. Grubbs has served on multiple committees, including as Chair of the Clinical Trials Participation Award Selection Subcommittee and as Co-Chair of the NCI/ASCO Clinical Trial Accrual Symposium and the Clinical Trials Workshop Planning Committee.
Dr. Grubbs earned his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson College and completed his residency and internship at Wilmington Medical Center. He performed his fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.