Ezra E.W. Cohen, M.D.

Ezra E.W. Cohen, M.D., Oncologist and internationally known translational researcher, is team leader in Head and Neck Oncology and the Solid Tumor Therapeutics research program at Moores Cancer Center, where he is also Associate Director for Translational Science and chair of the Cancer Immunotherapy Program. His research focuses on developing novel agents in head and neck and thyroid cancers as well as on immuno-oncology. He is Editor-in-Chief of Oral Oncology. He chairs the National Cancer Institute’s Head and Neck Cancer Steering Committee that oversees NCI-funded clinical research in head and neck cancer. Previously he co-directed the Head and Neck Cancer Program at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center. He chaired the two most recent international Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposia, has authored numerous papers, and has presented his research at national and international meetings. Dr. Cohen completed residencies in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto, in Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and completed a Hematology/Oncology fellowship at the University of Chicago, where he was named chief fellow.