• Physician Profile

    Lawrence N. Shulman, MD

    Lawrence N. Shulman, MD

    Top Doctor

    Chief of Staff
    Chief, Division of General Oncology
    Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs
    Director of Regional Strategy Development and Director of the Center for Global Cancer Medicine
    Institute Physician

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Breast Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-2277
    Appointment phone: 617-632-2175
    Fax: 617-632-2260
    Email: lawrence_shulman@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: appointment phone
    Request an appointment

    View Researcher Profile


    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor Oncology


    Breast cancer, Hodgkin disease, Phase 1 trials

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Shulman received his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1975 and trained in hematology-oncology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He served as clinical director of hematology-oncology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, which joined its adult oncology program with that of Dana-Farber in 1996. An expert in the implementation of cancer treatment programs in low-resource settings, he is Director of the Center for Global Cancer Medicine, Senior Oncology Advisor to Partners In Health (PIH), and has led the establishment of national cancer treatment programs in Rwanda and Haiti, with PIH. He works closely with the Union for International Cancer Control to expand worldwide access to cancer medicines.


    Board Certification
    Hematology, 1982
    Medical Oncology, 1981
    Internal Medicine, 1978

    Beth Israel Hospital, Hematology & Oncology

    Beth Israel Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    Harvard Medical School