Jeff Michalski, MD, MBA, FASTRO, is the Carlos Perez Distinguished Professor and vice-chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University Medical School. He earned a BS in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin in 1982 and an MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1986. After starting residency in radiation oncology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, he completed his residency training and fellowship at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology and the Washington University School of Medicine in 1991. He earned an MBA from the Washington University Olin School of Business in 2001.
Dr. Michalski served as Vice-chair of the RTOG, leading its Advanced Technology Integration Committee. He is Co-chair of the Radiation Oncology Committee of the NRG. He was Chair of the Radiation Oncology Quality Assurance Committee of the Pediatric and Children's Oncology Groups. He is Co-chair of the NCI Genitourinary Steering Committee and member of the bladder cancer panel of the NCCN. He is a member of the Siteman Cancer Center and is Medical Director of the center’s Clinical Trials Core and Siteman Cancer Network.
Dr. Michalski’s research interests include radiation dose escalation in prostate cancer; conformal therapy to reduce toxicity and neuro-cognitive effects in children; assessment of quality of life in survivors of adult and childhood malignancies. He is the principal investigator of the Advanced Technology QA Center (ATC). He was co-principal investigator for the Veterans Administration Radiation Oncology Practice Assessment program, reviewing quality of care at forty VA radiation oncology centers.