Adam Raben, M.D., is the newly appointed chair of Radiation Oncology at Christiana Care Health System and the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, succeeding Christopher D. Koprowski, M.D.
Dr. Raben was instrumental in establishing the intensity-modulated radiation therapy program at Christiana Care Health System when IMRT technology was still new.
He succeeded Dr. Koprowski as principal investigator for the National Cancer Institute Radiation Therapy Oncology Group and now serves as the principal investigator for NCI NRG while continuing to have the Radiation Oncology Department recognized for research excellence.
Dr. Raben has a strong commitment to translational research and serves on the NCI Head and Neck Committee.
“Adam recently established the Workflow Enhancement Committee, which has fostered a new respect for the culture of safety and improved communication within the Department of Radiation Oncology, said Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D., Bank of America Endowed Medical Director of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute. “His commitment to quality patient care together with his experience in clinical and translational cancer research will keep the Department of Radiation Oncology on the cutting edge of cancer care.”
Dr. Raben is a graduate of Duke University and received his medical degree from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University.
He completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, N.Y., where he also served as residency program director.
Dr. Raben is a USSF National B licensed coach in soccer and has coached high school and club soccer teams for more than 10 years in Delaware.