Terence M. Williams, M.D., Ph.D.
Terence M. Williams, M.D., Ph.D., joins City of Hope as a professor and chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Williams specializes in treating patients with thoracic and gastrointestinal cancers, with an emphasis on nonsmall cell lung, pancreatic and hepatobiliary malignancies. Before joining City of Hope, he held several leadership roles at The James Cancer Hospital and Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Ohio State University. Dr. Williams received his M.D. and Ph.D. from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and completed his residency in radiation oncology and internship in internal medicine at University of Michigan Medical Center. Before joining City of Hope, he held several leadership roles at The James Cancer Hospital and Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Ohio State University. He has a National Institutes of Health-funded research laboratory and has received numerous funding and awards from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, American Society of Radiation Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Cancer Society and the Radiologic Society of North America. He also serves as a permanent member of the National Institutes of Health Radiation Therapeutics and Biology study section, vice-chair of American Society for Radiation Oncology biology scientific programs, and serves on numerous committees for NRG Oncology and Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. His research interests are in stereotactic body radiation therapy, experimental therapeutics, radiogenomics, DNA repair, radiobiology, nutrient scavenging and theranostics.