publication date: Apr. 13, 2018

In Brief Gradishar named chief of hematology and Oncology at Northwestern

William Gradishar was appointed chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

Gradishar is the Betsy Bramsen professor of breast oncology and professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and director of the Clinical Network of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern.

He joined Northwestern as an assistant professor of medicine in 1990, and was promoted to professor in 2005. He has served as director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program, director of breast medical oncology since 1992, director of the Maggie Daley Center for Women’s Cancer Care since 2010, and most recently as interim chief of the division.

Gradishar’s clinical and research efforts are focused on the development of novel therapies, including clinical trials designed to precisely target breast cancer at the molecular level. He has served as chair of Lurie Cancer Center’s Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium, a nationally recognized, four-day meeting for practicing clinicians, since its inception in 1998.

Gradishar is chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Breast Cancer Guideline Panel and a member of the Breast Cancer Prevention Panel. He is the editor-in-chief of NEJM Journal Watch and sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Global Oncology … Continue reading Gradishar named chief of hematology and Oncology at Northwestern

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