• Physician Profile

    Jerome Ritz, MD

     
    Jerome Ritz, MD

     
    Executive Director, Connell and O'Reilly Families Cell Manipulation Core Facility
    Director for Clinical Trials Cores, Cancer Vaccine Center


    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Hematologic Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-3465
    Appointment phone: 877-332-4294
    Fax: 617-632-5167
    Email: jerome_ritz@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Discipline

    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Hematologic Neoplasia

    Interests

    Stem cell/bone marrow transplant, Tumor immunology


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

    Biography

    Dr. Ritz received his MD from Chicago Medical School in 1972, followed by residency in internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison. He completed a clinical fellowship in hematology and oncology at Beth Israel Hospital, and a research fellowship at DFCI, where he joined the staff in 1980. Since 1996, he has been director of the Connell and O'Reilly Families Cell Manipulation Core.

    Background

    Board Certification
    Hematology, 1980
    Internal Medicine, 1975

    Fellowship
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hematology & Oncology
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Tumor Immunology

    Residency
    University of Wisconsin Hospitals, Internal Medicine, 1972-1975

    Medical School
    Chicago Medical School

    Recent Awards

    • Elected Member, American Society for Clinical Investigation, 1990
    • Stohlman Scholar Award, Leukemia Society of America, 1988