Dr. Francis Worden received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1993. Prior to attending medical school, he worked as a registered pharmacist at a large community hospital in Indianapolis. In 1997, Dr. Worden completed a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Detroit Medical Center and finished a medical oncology/hematology fellowship at the University of Michigan. In July 2000, Dr. Worden joined the faculty at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center, where he is currently working as a clinical investigator with both the multidisciplinary head and neck oncology team and the multidisciplinary lung cancer team. Dr. Worden's research interests include organ preservation in head and neck cancer and endocrine oncology.