Dr. Day’s Story:
Dr. Day currently serves as immediate past-president of the American Head and Neck Society and serves on the council of the International Academy of Oral Oncology while having completed a four-year term on the board of directors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery. He has served as a senior examiner with the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has also served on the National Cancer Institute’s head and neck steering committee, head and neck surgical subcommittee for RTOG and head and neck working group for the American College of Surgeons oncology group. Dr. Day volunteers his time as president of the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance, Inc., as treasurer of Charleston Moves, and in 1998 started the inaugural international Oral and Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW).
Since completion of his fellowship, Dr. Day has limited his clinical practice to patients with tumors of the head and neck region, including robotic surgery, oropharyngeal, skull base, thyroid, skin cancer and salivary gland tumors. He also is active in research in molecular diagnostics and therapeutics in head and neck cancer.