Stephen Hahn

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Stephen Hahn
Born (1960-01-22)January 22, 1960
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Occupation oncologist
Known for Cancer research
Title Chair and Henry K. Pancoast Professor of Radiation Oncology

Stephen M. Hahn is the Chair and Henry K. Pancoast Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.[1]

Hahn joined the University of Pennsylvania in 1996 as a radiation and medical oncologist, as well as an NIH-funded researcher. He now leads the academic radiation oncology department. He is an active clinician, with specialism in treating lung and genitourinary cancers and in the use of photodynamic therapy. As Vice Chair for Research for the department of radiation oncology and Principal Investigator of National Cancer Institute grants, Hahn has led the expansion of the department’s research base, which has consistently ranked first or second in NIH funding.[1]

Hahn served as a as a senior investigator and commander in the National Cancer Institute’s U.S. Public Health Service from 1989-95. He served as chief of the NCI’s Prostate Cancer Clinic, Clinical Pharmacology Branch, in Bethesda, Maryland, from 1993–95. Hahn was a medical and radiation oncologist in Santa Rosa, California before joining the University.

A long-standing member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Hahn is also an active member of the Radiation Research Society, the American Society of Photobiology, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the University’s John Morgan Society.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Stephen Hahn: Pancoast Professor of Radiation Oncology". University of Pennsylvania Almanac 52 (4). September 20 2005.