James E. Montie MDValassis Professor of Urologic Oncology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
James E. Montie received his M.D. degree in 1971 from the University of Michigan. He completed his urologic surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 1976 and then, after 2 years in the Air Force, proceeded to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to study urologic oncology in 1978. In 1995, he joined to the University of Michigan at the rank of Professor of Surgery and was awarded the Valassis Professor of Urologic Oncology the following year. He was promoted to Head of the Section of Urology in 1997 and was Founding Chairman of the Department of Urology in 2001, a position he held until 2007. He was a co-principal investigator in the University of Michigan Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in prostate cancer from 2000-2012.
Dr. Montie received the John K. Lattimer Medal from the American Urologic Association in 1998. In 2006 he received the Achievement Award from the Society of Urologic Oncology and in 2007 he received the Distinguished Contribution Award from the American Urologic Association. In 2009, he was awarded the St George National Medal from the American Cancer Society. In 2011, he was awarded the Distinguished Achievement Award from the University of Michigan Medical Center Alumni Society.
He is currently Co-Director of the Michigan Urologic Surgery Improvement Collaborative in the State of Michigan that has more than 225 participating urologists.
Conflict of Interest: Advisory Board of Histosonics, Inc