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Dr Lynn Wilson appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Radiation Oncology at Smilow Cancer Hospital

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Lynn D. Wilson, MD, MPH, has been appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Radiation Oncology for Smilow Cancer Hospital, Yale New Haven and the Smilow Cancer Hospital Network. Wilson’s established leadership at the Yale Cancer Center and the Yale Department of Therapeutic Radiology Medicine School and the dedication to the success of the Radiation Oncology program at Smilow Cancer Hospital has led to improved and innovative patient care and an unwavering focus on excellence.

A professor of therapeutic radiology and dermatology at the Yale School of Medicine, Wilson specializes in the treatment of patients with cutaneous lymphoma and breast cancer. In addition, he is Executive Vice President and Director of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Therapeutic Radiology. He was the first recipient of the David J. Leffell, MD Award for Clinical Excellence and is a past recipient of the Francis Gilman Blake Award for his teaching at the Yale School of Medicine. In 2011, Wilson was named a fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (FASTRO).

Wilson graduated from Denison University and received his Masters of Public Health in Health Services Administration from the Yale School of Public Health before obtaining his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Yale New Haven Hospital and served as Chief Resident before joining the faculty at Yale School of Medicine in 1994.

Submitted by Anne Doerr on October 01, 2021