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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 Hospital (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 School of Medicine, 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
Campos D Peeters W Nickel K Burkel B Bussink J Kimple RJ van der Kogel A Eliceiri KW Kissick MW . Radiation Promptly Alters Cancer Live Cell Metabolic Fluxes: An In Vitro Demonstration. Radiat Res. 2016 May;185(5):496-504
[PubMed ID: 27128739]
Romick-Rosendale LE Hoskins EE Privette Vinnedge LM Foglesong GD Brusadelli MG Potter SS Komurov K Brugmann SA Lambert PF Kimple RJ Virts EL Hanenberg H Gillison ML Wells SI . Defects in the Fanconi Anemia Pathway in Head and Neck Cancer Cells Stimulate Tumor Cell Invasion through DNA-PK and Rac1 Signaling. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Apr 15;22(8):2062-73
[PubMed ID: 26603260]
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. 2016 Apr;15(2):257-65
[PubMed ID: 25780060]
Francis DM Huang S Armstrong EA Werner LR Hullett C Li C Morris ZS Swick AD Kragh M Lantto J Kimple RJ Harari PM . Pan-HER Inhibitor Augments Radiation Response in Human Lung and Head and Neck Cancer Models. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Feb 1;22(3):633-43
[PubMed ID: 26420857]
Fru LC Adamson EB Campos DD Fain SB Jacques SL van der Kogel AJ Nickel KP Song C Kimple RJ Kissick MW . Potential role of the glycolytic oscillator in acute hypoxia in tumors. Phys Med Biol. 2015 Dec 21;60(24):9215-25
[PubMed ID: 26576743]
Swick AD Chatterjee A De Costa AM Kimple RJ . Modulation of therapeutic sensitivity by human papillomavirus. Radiother Oncol. 2015 Sep;116(3):342-5
[PubMed ID: 26364887]
Morris ZS Weichert JP Saker J Armstrong EA Besemer A Bednarz B Kimple RJ Harari PM . Therapeutic combination of radiolabeled CLR1404 with external beam radiation in head and neck cancer model systems. Radiother Oncol. 2015 Sep;116(3):504-9
[PubMed ID: 26123834]
Brand TM Iida M Stein AP Corrigan KL Braverman CM Coan JP Pearson HE Bahrar H Fowler TL Bednarz BP Saha S Yang D Gill PS Lingen MW Saloura V Villaflor VM Salgia R Kimple RJ Wheeler DL . AXL Is a Logical Molecular Target in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Jun 1;21(11):2601-12
[PubMed ID: 25767293]
Kimple RJ Harari PM . The prognostic value of HPV in head and neck cancer patients undergoing postoperative chemoradiotherapy. Ann Transl Med. 2015 May;3(Suppl 1):S14
[PubMed ID: 26046059]
Stein AP Saha S Kraninger JL Swick AD Yu M Lambert PF Kimple RJ . Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus in Oropharyngeal Cancer: A Systematic Review. Cancer J. 2015 May-Jun;21(3):138-46
[PubMed ID: 26049691]
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 May;4(5):699-712
[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]
Liang E Brower JV Rice SR Buehler DG Saha S Kimple RJ . Merkel Cell Carcinoma Analysis of Outcomes: A 30-Year Experience. PLoS One. 2015;10(6):e0129476
[PubMed ID: 26053480]
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]