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The Soiree Honorary Chair

Oliver A. Batson, MD

Hematology/Medical Oncology

Medical Director, Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center

Raised on the East Coast, Dr. Batson was educated at Brown University in Providence, RI and then The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD.  He then pursued post-graduate studies in Indiana and Vermont, becoming board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology.  He moved to western Washington in 1991 where he worked in private practice through 2015 at which time he relocated to the Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center in Walla Walla.


Dr. Batson has been involved in clinical research throughout his career and has served in department leadership positions at both institutions.  He has been listed as a Castle Connelly “Top Doctor” for more than 15 years.

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