Hematology / Oncology

Provide treatment of rare cancers and blood diseases including sickle cell, cancer and hemophilia. The section also provides the "Rainbow Services" program. Rainbow Services help pediatric patients with cancer, sickle cell disease, hemophilia and other chronic blood disorders and their families achieve a brighter outlook. We also offer Child Life Practicums for ECU students who have successfully completed the Introduction to Child Life and Hospitalized Child courses.

Beng Richard Fuh, MD

Beng Richard Fuh, MD

Assistant Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatric Hematology / Oncology / Bone Marrow Transplant
Secondary Training: Pediatrics
Board Certifications: Board Eligible, Pediatric Hematology / Oncology; American Board of Pediatrics
Fellowships: Columbus Children’s Hospital and the Ohio State University
Residencies: Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC and Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC
Ancillary Role(s): Section Head, Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
Research Interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Thrombophilia, and Solid Tumors in Children
George Hucks, MD

George Hucks, MD

Assistant Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
Secondary Training: Pediatrics
Board Certification: Board Eligible, Pediatric Hematology / Oncology; American Board of Pediatrics
Fellowship: University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Research Interests: Contribution of the inhibitor of apoptosis (IAP) family of proteins on Cancer pathogenesis; and copper and cancer pathogenesis, including the potential therapeutic options for copper chelators and ionophores
Gayle M. Smink, MD, MPH

Gayle M. Smink, MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
Secondary Training: Pediatrics
Board Certification: Board Eligible, Pediatric Hematology / Oncology; American Board of Pediatrics
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Other: Masters, Public Health: George Warren Brown School of Social Work