Joann Balazs Sweasy, PhD

Ensign Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Genetics; Vice-Chair for Basic Research; Associate Director, Basic Science, Yale Cancer Center

Departments & Organizations

Therapeutic Radiology: Radiobiology | Sweasy Lab | Therapeutic Radiology - Research


Faculty Research

Radiobiology and Radiotherapy

School of Public Health

Status of Women in Medicine Committee (SWIM)

WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators

Yale Cancer Center: Radiobiology & Radiotherapy

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Microbiology: Molecular Genetics | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Cell Biology; Chemical Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Human Disease; Molecular Mechanisms; RNA Biology

Office of Cooperative Research


Education & Training

PhD Rutgers University (1989)
BA Beaver College, Biology and Chemistry (1980)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Graduate Research Fellow Rutgers University,Piscataway, NJ
Senior Staff Microbiologist Merck and Company, Rahway, NJ
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Beaver College, Glenside, PA
Postdoctoral Fellow University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Honors & Recognition

  • Argall and Anna Hull Award

  • American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Research Award

  • Donaghue Investigator Award

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