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Rocky Billups, MS

Vice President, Operations, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute

Rocky Billups joined Sarah Cannon in 2011 and has more than 20 years of experience in clinical practice and developing oncology programs. He is responsible for the development and implementation of Sarah Cannon's strategy for the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated blood cancer service line in the United States. He was instrumental in the development of the Sarah Cannon Transplant and Cellular Therapy Network in 2011 and facilitated the opening of Sarah Cannon Research Institute - UK, the first phase I oncology research facility in the private sector and accredited by the Care Quality Commission.

Billups received his diploma in nursing from St. Mary's School of Nursing in Huntington, W. Va. and his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in health services administration from Regis University. Previously, he served as administrator of Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute and director of oncology program development for HCA, TriStar Division. He is a professional member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and the Association of Community Cancer Centers.