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Bruce Haffty, MD,

Chair, Radiation Oncology Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Programs

Bruce G. Haffty, M.D., FACR, FASTRO, is Associate Vice Chancellor, Cancer Programs, Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Professor and Chairman of Radiation Oncology, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey Medical School. His medical school, internship and residency training was at Yale School of Medicine. He spent the majority of


Ning J. Yue, PhD

Professor, Executive Vice Chair & Chief Division of Physics

Dr. Yue received his Ph.D. in Physics from University of Pennsylvania and his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from University of Science and Technology of China. He completed his medical physics residency and postdoctoral trainings at Thomas Jefferson University, then joined the Department of Therapeutic Radiology of Yale-New Haven Hospital as a radiological physicist


Zhiyuan Shen, PhD

Professor & Chief of Radiation

Dr. Shen received his PhD degree (1993) in Radiological Health Sciences from Colorado State University with a research focus on DNA damage and environmental carcinogenesis, and he cloned the mammalian Cytochrome p450-1B1 gene (Cyp1b1). During his postdoctoral fellowship at Los Alamos National Laboratory, he cloned the mammalian RAD52 gene and identified the interaction between RAD52


Renata Pasqualini, PhD

Professor & Chief Division of Cancer Biology


Laura Bond, MD

Clinical Assistant, Professor

I have been the Associate Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at the Steeplechase Cancer Center at Somerset Medical Center, now Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, since it first opened to patient care in 2007. I joined Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as a Clinical Assistant Professor. In



Joel Braver, MD

Assistant Professor

​Dr. Braver is board certified radiation oncologist dedicated to cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Braver has focused on providing the best clinical care in a compassionate environment. Dr. Braver has been a leader in adopting technology and was one of the


Chingyun Cheng, PhD

Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor

Dr. Cheng received her PhD from Duke University in the field of quantum optics, where she explored the interaction in low dimension strongly correlated electron gas. She completed a medical physics residency in department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania, followed by her postdoctoral training at UPenn and IROC Philadelphia. She provides high


Taoran Cui, PhD

Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor

Dr. Cui earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2013 and an M.S. in Medical Physics from Duke University in 2015. He then completed a residency in Medical Physics at Cleveland Clinic. He joined the medical physics faculty in 2018. Dr. Cui is certified in Therapeutic Radiological


Matthew Deek, MD

Assistant Professor

​I am a radiation oncologist who specializes in treating patients with lung and gastrointestinal tumors as well as in using radiation therapy to treat oligometastatic disease (patients with a few number of metastatic lesions). I completed my residency training in radiation oncology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and returned to Rutgers University, the Cancer Institute