Steven T. Rosen, MD, Genevieve E. Teuton Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, has been named chair of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS’s) Medical and Scientific Advisory Board. Rosen is also director of Cancer Programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Comprised of leading experts in their fields, members of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board advise the board of directors on a wide range of issues. These include periodically reviewing LLS’s medical affairs and recommending funding for research grant awards. Subcommittees within the advisory board work on specific processes that relate to medical and scientific affairs.
With his visionary leadership since 1989, Rosen has ushered the Lurie Cancer Center into a position of national prominence. His laboratory investigations focus on experimental therapeutics and hematologic malignancies. A rigorous scientist, Rosen has received numerous awards, grants, and contracts and has published more than 300 scientific papers.
“I am honored by the invitation to lead this group,” said Rosen. “Every member of the advisory board is striving to improve the outcomes and quality of life for patients facing these diseases.”
Rosen serves on several editorial boards and is editor of Cancer Treatment & Research. 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, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, the Cure for Lymphoma Foundation, and the Wendy Will Cancer Research Foundation. Rosen is also listed as one of “Chicago’s Top Doctors” and “America’s Top Doctors.”