Aarti Bhatia, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology), has been named Leader of the Head & Neck Disease-Aligned Research Team (DART) for Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital. Dr. Bhatia has extensive leadership and experience in clinical trial execution and will help to ensure access to innovative trials for our patients with head and neck cancers. Dr. Bhatia will oversee the research operations of the head & neck team, including the clinical trial portfolio and accruals for the team. In her new role, Dr. Bhatia will work closely with Dr. Barbara Burtness, Leader of the Head & Neck Cancer Program for Smilow Cancer Hospital and Dr. Ian Krop and Alyssa Gateman in the Yale Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office.
Submitted by Emily Montemerlo on January 11, 2023