Dr. Christine H. Chung serves as a Senior Member and Chair of the Department of Head and Neck-Endocrine Oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center. Chung is also a Professor within the Department of Oncologic Sciences at the College of Medicine University of South Florida.

Dr. Chung previously held the positions of Associate Professor of Oncology and Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Therapeutics Program at Johns Hopkins University, where she led the institution’s translational and clinical research efforts in the area of head and neck cancers. Prior to her work at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Chung served as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and the Department of Cancer Biology at Vanderbilt University; and a staff physician at the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Dr. Chung received her B.S. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and her M.S. from Johns Hopkins University. Additionally, she received her M.D. from Eastern Virginia Medical School. She had her Internal Medicine Residency and Medical Oncology Fellowship training as well as Fellowship in Basic Science Research at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Chung’s research focuses on molecular characterization of Head and Neck Cancer and translation of these findings to develop integral biomarker-driven clinical trials. She is the recipient of many honors, awards and grants. Chung is also a distinguished writer and frequent lecturer.

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