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    David A. Frank, MD, PhD

    David A. Frank, MD, PhD
    Senior Physician

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Hematologic Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-4714
    Appointment phone: 617-632-6140
    Fax: 617-394-2782
    Email: david_frank@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Hematologic Neoplasia



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


    Dr. Frank received his MD in 1986 and PhD in 1987 from Yale University. After serving as an intern, resident, and chief resident in internal medicine at Yale, he completed training in medical oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in intracellular signal transduction at Harvard Medical School.

    In 1995, Dr. Frank brought his laboratory group back to Dana-Farber, where he also maintains a clinical practice.


    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 1993
    Internal Medicine, 1989

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology
    Harvard Medical School, Signal Transduction

    Yale University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    Yale University School of Medicine

    Recent Awards

    • Award for Outstanding Research Achievement, Nature Biotechnology SciCafe, 2009
    • Partners in Excellence Award, Partners HealthCare, 2009
    • Team Impact Award, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2009
    • Collaborative Physician Practice Award, 2008
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School, 2003
    • Hoopes Prize-Mentor, Harvard University, 2003
    • Fellow, American College of Physicians, 2002
    • Kittredge Research Award, 2002
    • Discovery Program Award, 2001
    • Fellow, Molecular Medicine Society, 1999
    • Teaching Award, Class of 2002, Harvard Medical School, 1999
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