David P. Ryan serves on the Board of Directors and is the Clinical Director and the Chief of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center.
David holds a doctoral degree in medicine from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. After completing his degree, David began his career at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center as an intern in Internal Medicine and became chief resident in the Internal Medicine department during his postdoctoral training. David joined Massachusetts General Hospital in 1998, where he has held positions of increasing responsibility over the past two decades, specializing in the research and treatment of patients with cancer.
Along with his professional experience, David has held many academic posts, including his current position of Shelby Memorial Professor of Medicine in the Field of Cancer Therapeutics at Harvard Medical School. The principal focus of David’s research is the design and implementation of clinical trials in gastrointestinal malignancies.
In addition to his professional, academic, and leadership roles, David devotes much of his time to numerous medical and hospital associations and committees. David is a member of the American Society for Clinical Oncology.