Phillip Dennis, MD, PhD
Dr Phil Dennis is currently Chair, Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Phillip Dennis attended the University of Virginia as an Echols Scholar and obtained his PhD and MD degrees from New York University as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program. Dr. Dennis completed training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at Johns Hopkins and joined the NCI as a tenure track investigator in 1999. Since then, Dr. Dennis’ scientific and clinical interests have focused on studying signal transduction pathways that contribute to formation, maintenance, and therapeutic resistance of lung cancer. Dr. Dennis became a Senior Investigator in the Medical Oncology Branch in 2006. Dr. Dennis currently heads the Signal Transduction Section in the Medical Oncology Branch. Dr. Dennis is a recipient of the Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Health and an NIH Merit Award, and was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation in 2007.