Steven T. Rosen

Steven Rosen, MD, is Genevieve Teuton Professor of Medicine, and director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, both at Northwestern University.  He is also director of Cancer Programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.  Following his graduation with distinction from Northwestern University Medical School’s Six-Year Honors Program in 1976, Dr. Rosen completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern and a fellowship in Medical Oncology at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Rosen’s laboratory research focuses on experimental therapeutics and hematologic malignancies.  Dr. Rosen has received numerous grants awards and contracts and has published more than 200 scientific papers.  As director of the Cancer Center, Dr. Rosen has successfully competed for an NCI Cancer Center Support Grant, NCI grants for his laboratory research, an NCI RAID Contract grant for the development of a novel purine analog, and grants from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America and the American Cancer Society.

Dr. 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 of America, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, the Lymphoma Research Foundation and the Wendy Will Cancer Research Foundation.  He has also served as an advisor to Great Britain’s Cancer Research Campaign.  Dr. Rosen was the recipient of Northwestern University Medical School’s Alumni Achievement Award (1994), the Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award from Northwestern Memorial Hospital (1995), the Marv Samuel Award from the Chicago Baseball Cancer Charities (1996) and recognition from the Women’s Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital for Compassionate Care (1996).  He is acknowledged in Best Doctors and Oncologists in America, and Best Doctors in Chicago.