Dennis E. Hallahan, MD

Elizabeth H. and James S. McDonnell III Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Head, Department of Radiation Oncology

Dennis Hallahan, MD, is the Elizabeth and James McDonnell Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Hallahan earned a medical degree from Rush University in 1984 and completed residencies in internal medicine and radiation oncology at the University of Chicago, as well as post-doctoral research in radiation and cellular oncology at the University of Chicago. He joined Washington University as Head of Radiation Oncology in 2009. He is a member of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Parent Committee. His primary focus is in drug development. Dr. Hallahan has prioritized several antigens and antibodies that will now enter clinical trials. Dr. Hallahan has a laboratory with 10 members including students, fellows, residents, junior faculty and research assistants that are all focused upon the antibodies proposed in this application. Dr. Hallahan is also a member of the Leadership Committee of Siteman Cancer Center and oversees all research conducted in the Department of Radiation Oncology.