Affiliate

Allen Chen

Allen Chen

ADROP President

Education

  • MD, Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 2001.
  • BA, Biology and American History, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1996.

Postgraduate Education

  • Residency, Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, 2003-2006.
  • Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, 2005-2006.
  • Residency, Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 2002-2003.
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara, Calif., 2001-2002.

Academic Appointments

  • Professor and Chair, Radiation Oncology, University of Kansas, Kansas City, 2016-present.
  • Professor and Chair, Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2015-2016.
  • Vice Chair, Education, Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2013-present.
  • Residency Program Director, Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2013-present.
  • Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2013-2015.
  • Residency Program Director, Radiation Oncology, University of California, Davis, Calif., 2008-2012.
  • Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Davis, Calif., 2012-2013.
  • Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of California, Davis, Calif.,2007-2012.

Hospital/Institution Appointments

  • University of California, Los Angeles - Ronald Reagan Medical Center, Los Angeles, 2013-present.

Biographical Statement

Dr. Chen is a Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California Los Angeles. His research focuses on the use of innovative approaches utilizing advanced technologies and radiosensitizers to optimize cure rates for patients with head and neck cancer. Dr. Chen serves on both the education and the scientific program committees for the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and is a principle investigator for several key ongoing multi-institutional studies, including those involving the NRG Oncology Consortium and the Southwestern Oncology Group (SWOG). He is the founder and course director for the annual UCLA Case-based Education Symposium and Skills Assessment Workshop for trainees and practicing physicians, which takes place annually in Los Angeles.

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