Raymond J. Hohl, MD, PhD

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Raymond J. Hohl, MD, PhD
Hematology, Hematology & Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Director, Penn State Cancer Institute
University Professorship in Medicine

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Dr. Hohl began his career at the University of Iowa, College of Medicine in 1991, where he served as assistant professor in the department of internal medicine. He became an assistant professor in the department of pharmacology in 1993 and was promoted to associate professor of both internal medicine and pharmacology in 1997. Dr. Hohl became the director of the division of hematology, oncology and blood and marrow transplantation at the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa in 1995. In 1999, he became the associate director for clinical research for the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at The University of Iowa. Dr. Hohl was named the director of the fellowship program, division of hematology, oncology and blood and marrow transplantation department of internal medicine at the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa in 2000.  He was promoted to professor of both internal medicine and pharmacology in 2002 and named associate chair to the department of internal medicine in 2005.  At that time he was also named associate director for clinical translational research for the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at The University of Iowa.  In 2013, Dr. Hohl was named director of the Penn State Cancer Institute, professor of medicine and pharmacology at the Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State University, and holds the university professorship in medicine.  Dr. Hohl is a medical oncologist, hematologist and clinical pharmacologist and has broad experience as a clinical and translational researcher.

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Professional Education

Education

Medical School, Rush University - School of Nursing - 1984

Fellowship

Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology University of Chicago Medical Center (Illinois) - 1991

Residency

Residency, Internal Medicine University of Chicago Medical Center (Illinois) - 1987

Research Interests

  • Isoprenoid pathway as it applies to human health and disease, specifically as related to cancers
  • Human brain tumors
  • Prostate cancers

Academic Interests

  • Hematology Oncology Education
  • International expert in isoprenoid metabolism
  • Student supervision
  • MD/PhD Program
  • Physician Scientist Training Program

Awards

  • Laureate Award, American College of Physicians in 2001
  • Clinical Pharmacology Faculty Development Award, Pharma Foundation in 1992
  • Paul E. Carson, Pharmacology Award in 1988
  • Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology in 1992
  • Outstanding Research Award, GCRC Program Directors' Association in 1996
  • Carver Clinician, Scientist Award in 1991
  • Outstanding Research Award in Clinical Pharmacology, Central Society for Clinical Research in 1995