Lynn D. Wilson, MD, MPH, has been named Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Radiation Oncology for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven and the Smilow Cancer Hospital Network. Wilson’s established leadership at Yale Cancer Center and in the Department of Therapeutic Radiology at Yale and dedication to the success of the Smilow Cancer Hospital radiation oncology program has led to enhanced, innovative care for patients and a steadfast focus on excellence.
A Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Dermatology at Yale School of Medicine, Wilson specializes in treating patients with cutaneous lymphoma and breast cancer. In addition, he serves as Executive Vice Chairman and Director of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Therapeutic Radiology. He was the inaugural recipient of the David J. Leffell, MD Prize for Clinical Excellence and is a past recipient of the Francis Gilman Blake Award for teaching at Yale School of Medicine. In 2011, Wilson was named a Fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (FASTRO).
Wilson is a graduate of Denison University and earned his master’s in public health in health services administration from Yale School of Public Health before obtaining his medical degree at George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Yale New Haven Hospital and served as Chief Resident before joining the faculty at Yale School of Medicine in 1994.