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Professor of Radiation and Cellular Oncology Director, Center for EPR Imaging In Vivo Physiology

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Howard J. Halpern, MD, PhD

Howard J. Halpern, MD, PhD, specializes in medical imaging techniques. He is an expert in very low frequency-imaging-electron paramagnetic resonance (VLF-I-EPR). This technique enables measurement of changes in oxygen content in tumor tissues--a key determinant of response to radiation therapy.

Dr. Halpern is the co-author of a textbook on free radical biology. He serves as the principal investigator for the Oversight Committee for the Laboratory Training of Radiation Oncology Residents.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

  • Physiology of Tumors

Education

University of Miami Medical School

Additional Education

  • Internship: Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard University
  • Residency: Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard University
  • Fellowship: Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard University

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • International Electronic Paramagnetic Resonance Society
  • Radiation Research Society
  • Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
  • The Oxygen Society
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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To Refer a Patient

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1980

Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English