Dr. Chul Ha is professor and chairman of the department of radiation oncology at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and the Cancer Therapy & Research Center.
He is a nationally recognized expert in radiation oncology, especially for hematological malignancies such as lymphoma, myeloma and leukemia. He has a special expertise in unique treatment procedures such as total body irradiation in preparation for bone marrow transplant, total skin electron beam radiation therapy for certain skin conditions and radioimmunotherapy for lymphomas. His current research interests include the development of drugs that reduce the side effects of radiation therapy and chemotherapy, and the development of agents that are selective to cancer cells for imaging and targeted therapy.
He completed his medical education and residency training at Harvard University and spent 14 years at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center before joining the faculty at the UT Health Science Center.