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Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A.

Edward HalperinChancellor, Chief Executive Officer


Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor, chief executive officer, is a noted radiation oncologist, medical historian and health sciences educator. Prior to joining NYMC in 2012, Dr. Halperin served as dean of the School of Medicine, Ford Foundation Professor of Medical Education, and professor of radiation oncology, pediatrics, and history at the University of Louisville, and in 2011 took on the additional position of university vice provost. He was also on the faculty at Duke University for 23 years, serving as professor and chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology, vice dean of the School of Medicine and associate vice chancellor. He received a B.S. in Economics, Summa Cum Laude, from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, his M.D., Cum Laude, from Yale University, and an M.A. from Duke University. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Stanford University and his residency and chief residency at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital.

Industry Expertise:

  • Health and Wellness
  • Research
  • Education/Learning

Areas of Expertise:

Pediatric Radiation Oncology, History of Medicine, Medical Ethics, Medical Education, Role of Radiotherapy in Organ Transplantation, History of Racial, Religious and Gender Discrimination in Higher Education


British Medical Association's Annual Medical Book Award
High Commendation to Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, Sixth Edition 2014-10-01

Elected to the New York Academy of Medicine
Medical Honor Society in New York 2013-01-02

Distinguished Alumnus Award
Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School 2007-06-06


Residency / Chief Residency, Radiation Oncology: Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship, Internal Medicine: Stanford University
M.A., Liberal Studies: Duke University
M.D., Cum Laude, Medicine: Yale University
B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Economics: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Event Appearances:

WCA Celebrates Life and Work of Al DelBello at Leadership Dinner
Fall Leadership Dinner Westchester Marriot 2015-11-19

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