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Daphne Haas-Kogan, MD

Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

Biography

Daphne Haas-Kogan, MD, FASTRO is Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. She is the Willem and Corrie Hees Family Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Haas-Kogan received an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Harvard University. She received her M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco and completed her residency in Radiation Oncology and post-doctoral fellowship in molecular neuro-oncology at UCSF in 1997. She remained at UCSF as a tenure track faculty member with joint appointments in Radiation Oncology and Neurological Surgery, was Vice-Chair for Research since 2003, and Educational Program Director since 2008.  

In 2015, Dr. Haas-Kogan was appointed Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. 

Dr. Haas-Kogan has been the Principal Investigator on many grants funded by NIH/NCI, philanthropic organizations, and industry collaborations. She has focused much of her laboratory investigations, translational science, and clinical trials, on targeted and biologic agents for the treatment of pediatric cancers.   

Dr. Haas-Kogan’s recent national activity has included participation in:

  • The Blue Ribbon Panel of scientific experts for the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative
  • Association of American Physicians (AAP) Honorary Medical Society  
  • The National Academy of Medicine
  • Delivering the Annual Oration in Radiation Oncology Plenary Speaker at the Radiological Society of North America Meeting (in 2017).

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