Biography Prof. Deasy
Since 2010, Dr. Deasy has been the Chair of the Department of Medical Physics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and holder of the Edith A. Haupt Endowed Chair in Medical Physics. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering and his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Kentucky, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Deasy spent 11 years in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University in St. Louis, where he was promoted to tenured Associate Professor in 2003, and Professor in 2008. In 2005, he became the founding Director of the Division of Bioinformatics and Outcomes Research. Dr. Deasy is the author/co-author of 128 peer-reviewed publications and has been the principal investigator of several NIH grants. Dr. Deasy’s primary research interests are in radiomics, radiogenomics, treatment plan optimization, and machine learning applied to oncological prediction and classification problems.