Daphne Haas-Kogan, MD, is chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital. She is a Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School.Dr. Haas-Kogan received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology magna cum laude from Harvard University, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, received the prestigious Joseph L. Barrett Award for Teaching at Harvard University, and was awarded the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize and summa cum laude for her Senior Honors Thesis. While in medical school, she was an HHMI Medical Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. J. Michael Bishop at UCSF. She received her M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. While at UCSF she served as Vice-Chair for Research and Educational Program Director. All the while she has maintained a productive, well-funded basic science laboratory in which she investigates signaling aberrations in human cancers, including adult and pediatric brain tumors.
Dr. Haas-Kogan has been the Principal Investigator on many grants funded by NIH/NCI, philanthropic organizations, and industry collaborations. Dr. Haas-Kogan has been selected as one of the top physicians in the United States by several publications including Best Doctors in America, San Francisco Magazine, Boston Magazine, and Consumers’ Research Council of America. She has received several teaching awards including the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching from UCSF School of Medicine.