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Bruce D Cheson

Title

SOM Clinician Scholar Track -- Professor

Department

Medicine
General profile

Phone

202-444-7932

Location

Lcc

Bio

Dr. Cheson is Professor of Medicine, Head of Hematology, and Director of Hematology Research at Lombardi. Cheson's clinical interests focus on the development and evaluation of new therapeutic approaches for hematologic malignancies. Most recently, he was Head of the Medicine Section for the National Cancer Institute's Clinical Investigations Branch within the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, and senior staff physician in the NCI's Lymphoma Clinic. Prior to that, Cheson was assistant professor of medicine in hematology/oncology at the University of Utah. Cheson is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Tufts University School of Medicine. From 1995 until his recent faculty appointment, he was a Clinical Professor of Medicine (hematology/oncology) at Georgetown.

Education

  • Research Fellow (1976) New England Medical Center, Hematology
  • Clinical Fellow (1975) New England Medical Center, Hematology
  • Senior Resident (1974) University of Virginia, Internal Medicine
  • Junior Resident (1973) University of Virginia, Internal Medicine
  • Internship (1972) University of Virginia, Internal Medicine
  • MD (1971) Tufts University School of Medicine, Medicine
  • BA (1967) University of Virginia, Psychology