Dr. Scroggins completed his undergraduate work in biology at the University of Kansas and earned his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his internship at the University of Tennessee and his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Scroggins is the Chairman of the Ochsner Cancer Institute's Minority Task Force, where he has focused efforts to increase early detection and treatment of cancer in under-served and minority populations in the New Orleans area. Dr. Scroggins was the principal investigator for a National Cancer Institute grant to investigate strategies to improve cancer screening and treatment among minority groups. He routinely volunteers time to educate the public on cancer awareness and other health issues. Dr. Scroggins is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, American College of Radiology, American Medical Association, National Medical Association, and the New Orleans Radiation Oncology Society. His areas of expertise include prostate cancer, lymphoma, breast cancer and cancers of the head and neck.