Dr. Jonathan Schoenfeld is a radiation oncologist at the Dana-Farber / Brigham and Women's Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School. He specializes in the care of head and neck and skin cancer patients including melanoma and serves as the radiation oncology director of the Melanoma Disease Center at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School after completing a research fellowship at the University of Cambridge in the UK as a Gates Scholar. He performed his residency in radiation oncology in the Harvard Radiation Program and received a Master of Public Health in Clinical Effectiveness from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. Schoenfeld’s research focuses on the design and implementation of clinical, epidemiologic and translational studies in head and neck and skin cancers. He is actively evaluating the immunologic effects of radiation therapy and exploring treatments combining radiation with novel immune oncology agents, and serves on the Radiation and Immune Modulation National Cancer Institute Working Group. He is also leading a clinical trial exploring the use of stereotactic body radiotherapy in head and neck cancer. His epidemiologic research has been featured in the New York Times, The PBS NewsHour, and the Washington Post.