Karen H. Antman, MD
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
An internationally recognized expert in breast cancer and other malignancies, Dr. Antman is best known for developing a standardized treatment regimen for sarcoma and mesothelioma. She has conducted groundbreaking clinical research in bone marrow transplantation using mobilization of peripheral blood-derived stem cells and effective supportive care.
Dr. Antman’s extensive clinical research experience has led her to become a strong advocate for public funding for research, facilitating entry into clinical trials, and approval of new therapies. Now an administrator at a major medical school, she continues to foster and collaborate on research, consult on patient care, and teach.
2015-2017 Chair, Council of Deans, American Association of Medical Colleges2011 Elected Member, Academy of Medicine2008 Distinguished Service Award for Scientific Leadership, American Society of Clinical Oncology 2004-2005 Deputy Director for Translational and Clinical Sciences, National Cancer Institute2003-2004 President, AACR1998-2001 Board of Directors, AACR1997 President, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation1997 Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science1996 Jeffrey A. Gottlieb Memorial Award, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center1996-2003 Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons1995 President, ASCO1993-2003 Chief, Division of Medical Oncology, Wu Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons1986 Fellow, American College of Physicians1977-2003 Instructor through associate professor, Harvard Medical School1974 MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons