Bernard Parker, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Bernard Parker, is a physician who is board-certified in internal medicine and in medical oncology. He is also board-certified in clinical pharmacology. He earned his Bachelors in Science at Virginia State University, Medical Doctorate at Eastern Virginia Medical School, completed internal medicine training at Howard University Hospital, completed clinical pharmacology fellowship at Georgetown University, and completed medical oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute of NIH. Mr. Parker is also a Active Duty Corps medical officer in the U.S. Public Health Service, since 1993. In this capacity, he served as a medical officer in the Food and Drug Administration for 6 years, and had served as the Senior Medical Evaluations Officer in the Corps Headquarters as well as a Policy Analyst and Director in Headquarters. In FEB 2017, Mr. Parker transferred to National Cancer Institute and is now a Program Director within COPTRG, which entails reviewing and facilitating clinical trial study design for cancer prevention and control trials conducted by the NCORP (NCI Community Oncology Research Program); a program where the goal is to improve patient outcomes and reduction in cancer disparities.