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Steven T. Rosen Elected to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Board

Dr. Steven T. RosenMay 2011

Dr. Steven T. Rosen, MD, Director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, has been elected to the national Board of Directors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, effective July 1. His term will run through June 30, 2014.

Dr. Rosen also is Genevieve Teuton Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern and Director of Cancer Programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his MD from Northwestern Medical School's Honors Program in 1976 and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern and a fellowship in Medical Oncology at the National Cancer Institute.

Dr. Rosen's laboratory research focuses on experimental therapeutics and hematologic malignancies. He has received numerous awards, grants and contracts, and has published more than 300 scientific papers.

Dr. Rosen serves on several editorial boards and is editor in chief of Cancer Treatment & Research and Oncology News International. He is a member of all major national associations that focus on oncology and has held leadership positions in the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, the American Association of Cancer Institutes and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

He serves on the advisory boards of several NCI-designated Cancer Centers, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, the Cure for Lymphoma Foundation, and the Wendy Will Cancer Research Foundation. Dr. Rosen also is listed as one of "Chicago's Top Doctors" and "America's Top Doctors".

Among numerous awards, Dr. Rosen received the Northwestern University's Alumni Merit Award and the Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award from Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

(Last updated on June 21, 2013 )