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Derek Raghavan, MD

President, Levine Cancer Institute

As the leader of Levine Cancer Institute, Dr. Raghavan has pioneered an innovative approach to cancer care that eliminates the natural barriers to top-quality care, such as culture, access and distance from clinical and research sites. Before coming to Levine Cancer Institute, he served concurrent appointments as chairman and director of the Taussig Cancer Center at Cleveland Clinic and as the chair in Transitional Cancer Research for the M. Frank and Margaret Domiter Rudy Institute. As an internationally renowned cancer researcher and medical oncologist, Dr. Raghavan has edited nine textbooks, published more than 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals, served on editorial boards of numerous medical journals and been a principal investigator for more than a dozen major research grants.


Medical school
University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine

Other education
PhD in Experimental Pathology
University of London/Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Postdoctoral studies
University of Minnesota