Dr. Rosen is the provost, chief scientific officer, and director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Beckman Research Institute, Irell & Manella Cancer Center Director’s Distinguished Chair for the City of Hope in Duarte, California. Following his graduation with distinction from Northwestern University Medical School’s Six-Year Honors Program in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Rosen completed his residency in internal medicine at Northwestern and a fellowship in medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute in Maryland. He served as the Director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine from 1989-2014.
Dr. Rosen’s laboratory research focuses on experimental therapeutics and hematologic malignancies. He has received funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), American Cancer Society, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, and Rising Tide Foundation. Dr. Rosen has received numerous grant awards and contracts, and has published more than 400 scientific papers. He is editor-in-chief of Cancer Treatment and Research. Dr. Rosen is the chair of the Medical Science Committee of the LLS and serves on its Board. He also serves on the Board of American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Conquer Cancer Foundation. Dr. Rosen has been an advisor to more than two dozen NCI Comprehensive Cancer Centers.
He was the recipient of Northwestern University Medical School’s Alumni Achievement Award (1994), the Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award from Northwestern Memorial Hospital (1995), the Marv Samuel Award from the Chicago Baseball Cancer Charities (1996), recognition from the Woman’s Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital for Compassionate Care (1996), and Israel Cancer Research Fund, Man of Distinction Award (2011), and Lifetime Achievement Award (2015). Best Doctors in Chicago and Los Angeles. American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE’s) College of Fellows (2017). Association of American Physicians (AAP) (2019).