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Last Updated: 03/25/14

C. Norman Coleman, MD

C. Norman Coleman, MD, Associate Director

Associate Director

C. Norman Coleman, MD, is Associate Director for the Radiation Research Program (RRP), Senior Investigator in the Radiation Oncology Branch, and a Special Advisor to the NCI Director. He received his medical training at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Coleman completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco; a fellowship in medical oncology at NCI; and a fellowship in radiation oncology at Stanford University. He is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and radiation oncology.

Dr. Coleman was a tenured faculty member in Radiology and Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine before joining Harvard Medical School in 1985 as the Alvan T. and Viola D. Fuller-American Cancer Society Professor and Chairman of the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy. In 1999, he became Director of NCI's Radiation Oncology Sciences Program, and in addition to RRP, he served as Chief of the Center for Cancer Research's Radiation Oncology Branch (ROB) from 1999 until 2004. He has written extensively in his field and has won numerous awards, including the 2005 Gold Medal Award from American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) for his many scientific and professional contributions to the fields of radiation oncology and radiation biology.

Since 2004, Dr. Coleman has been the Senior Medical Advisor and Team Leader of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Team in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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C. Norman Coleman, MD

Molecular Radiation Therapeutics Branch