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KEVIN J. CULLEN, M.D.

Kevin J. Cullen, MD, is the director of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Cullen, who specializes in head and neck cancer, is also a professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and is head of its program in Oncology.

In 2011, Dr. Cullen was appointed by President Obama to the National Cancer Advisory Board and in 2012, was elected to the Board of the Association of American Cancer Institutes. He is currently serving as a member of the Maryland State Council on Cancer, the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center External Scientific Advisory Board, and the Case Western Reserve University Advisory Board.

Throughout his professional career, Dr. Cullen has received numerous awards for his commitment to his patients, including being voted to The Washington Post Magazine's "Super Doctors 2011" for Oncology and Baltimore Magazine's "Top Docs" for Hematology/Oncology for 2010 and 2011. He received the Society’s South Atlantic Division Service Award and the Society’s Excellence in Research Award in 2010.

He has volunteered with the American Cancer Society since 2000 and has held leadership positions at every level of the organization, including service on the former South Atlantic Division Board. Dr. Cullen presently serves as chair of the American Cancer Society Board of Directors, having served as a member of the Board since 2009.

Dr. Cullen received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1983 and a bachelor of arts degree in biology from Dartmouth College in 1979.


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