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Randall J. Kimple, MD, PhD Print Friendly Page

Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Kimple earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina and completed his internship and residency at University of North Carolina Hospitals.


Oncology (Radiation)

UW Health Clinics

UW Carbone Cancer Center
(608) 263-8500 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Human Oncology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Radiation Oncology
Residency University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
Internship University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
Medical School University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2005

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

PubMed Articles
Wojcieszynski AP Olson AK Rong Y Kimple RJ Yadav P . Acute Toxicity From Breast Cancer Radiation Using Helical Tomotherapy With a Simultaneous Integrated Boost. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Mar 16;
[PubMed ID: 25780060]
Stein AP Swick AD Smith MA Blitzer GC Yang RZ Saha S Harari PM Lambert PF Liu CZ Kimple RJ . Xenograft assessment of predictive biomarkers for standard head and neck cancer therapies. Cancer Med. 2015 Jan 26;
[PubMed ID: 25619980]
Fowler TL Bailey AM Bednarz BP Kimple RJ . High-throughput detection of DNA double-strand breaks using image cytometry. Biotechniques. 2015 Jan;58(1):37-9
[PubMed ID: 25605579]
Park JW Nickel KP Torres AD Lee D Lambert PF Kimple RJ . Human papillomavirus type 16 E7 oncoprotein causes a delay in repair of DNA damage. Radiother Oncol. 2014 Dec;113(3):337-44
[PubMed ID: 25216575]
Zhang K Jones L Lim S Maher CA Adkins D Lewis J Kimple RJ Fertig EJ Chung CH Van Tine BA Ellis MJ Herrlich A Michel LS . Loss of Trop2 causes ErbB3 activation through a neuregulin-1-dependent mechanism in the mesenchymal subtype of HNSCC. Oncotarget. 2014 Oct 15;5(19):9281-94
[PubMed ID: 25238142]
Brand TM Iida M Stein AP Corrigan KL Braverman CM Luthar N Toulany M Gill PS Salgia R Kimple RJ Wheeler DL . AXL mediates resistance to cetuximab therapy. Cancer Res. 2014 Sep 15;74(18):5152-64
[PubMed ID: 25136066]
Kimple RJ Harari PM . Is radiation dose reduction the right answer for HPV-positive head and neck cancer? Oral Oncol. 2014 Jun;50(6):560-4
[PubMed ID: 24134946]
Stein AP Saha S Yu M Kimple RJ Lambert PF . Prevalence of human papillomavirus in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma in the United States across time. Chem Res Toxicol. 2014 Apr 21;27(4):462-9
[PubMed ID: 24641254]
Fowler TL Fulkerson RK Micka JA Kimple RJ Bednarz BP . A novel high-throughput irradiator for in vitro radiation sensitivity bioassays. Phys Med Biol. 2014 Mar 21;59(6):1459-70
[PubMed ID: 24584120]
Blitzer GC Smith MA Harris SL Kimple RJ . Review of the clinical and biologic aspects of human papillomavirus-positive squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Mar 15;88(4):761-70
[PubMed ID: 24606845]
Stein AP Saha S Liu CZ Hartig GK Lambert PF Kimple RJ . Influence of handling conditions on the establishment and propagation of head and neck cancer patient derived xenografts. PLoS One. 2014;9(6):e100995
[PubMed ID: 24967635]
Kissick M Campos D van der Kogel A Kimple R . On the importance of prompt oxygen changes for hypofractionated radiation treatments. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Oct 21;58(20):N279-85
[PubMed ID: 24061351]
Kimple RJ Smith MA Blitzer GC Torres AD Martin JA Yang RZ Peet CR Lorenz LD Nickel KP Klingelhutz AJ Lambert PF Harari PM . Enhanced radiation sensitivity in HPV-positive head and neck cancer. Cancer Res. 2013 Aug 1;73(15):4791-800
[PubMed ID: 23749640]
Kimple RJ Kao GD . A 10-year analysis of American Society For Radiation Oncology Junior Faculty Career Development Awards. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Mar 15;85(4):924-8
[PubMed ID: 22929862]
Kimple RJ Harari PM Torres AD Yang RZ Soriano BJ Yu M Armstrong EA Blitzer GC Smith MA Lorenz LD Lee D Yang DT McCulloch TM Hartig GK Lambert PF . Development and characterization of HPV-positive and HPV-negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma tumorgrafts. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Feb 15;19(4):855-64
[PubMed ID: 23251001]
Kimple RJ Russo S Monjazeb A Blackstock AW . The role of chemoradiation for patients with resectable or potentially resectable pancreatic cancer. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2012 Apr;12(4):469-80
[PubMed ID: 22500684]
Kimple RJ Horton JK Livasy CA Shields JM Lawrence JA Chiu WM Ivanova A Ollila DW Carey LA Halle JS Sartor CI Dees EC . Phase I study and biomarker analysis of lapatinib and concurrent radiation for locally advanced breast cancer. Oncologist. 2012;17(12):1496-503
[PubMed ID: 23006498]
Kimple RJ . Strategizing the clone wars: pharmacological control of cellular sensitivity to radiation. Mol Interv. 2010 Dec;10(6):341-53
[PubMed ID: 21263160]