Dr. Larry Kwak
Vice President and DeputyDirector, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dr. Michael Friedman Professor for Translational Medicine
Director,Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center
City of Hope
Dr. Kwak knew from an early age that we wanted to pursue a career as a dual scientist and physician; to make the scientific discoveries in the laboratory and also offer them to patients in the clinic. He graduated from the highly selective 6-year combined B.S.-M.D. Honors Program in Medical Education from Northwestern University Medical School in 1982 and earned his Ph.D. in tumor cell biology there in 1984. He then completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in medical oncology at Stanford University.