Herta Chao, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Deputy Director, VA Cancer Center

Contact Information

Herta Chao, MD, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Medical Oncology

    950 Campbell Avenue, Mailcode 111-D

    West Haven, CT, 06516

    United States

Herta Chao
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Education & Training

  • PhD
    Max Planck Institut (1995)
  • MD
    University of Goettingen, Germany (1994)
  • Clinical Fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology
    Yale University, School of Medicine
  • Combined Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
    Yale University, School of Medicine
  • Research Fellow
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Intern
    University of Freiburg

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
VISN1 Clinical Service Line Award, Medicine Service LineDepartment of Veterans Affairs2017
David S. Fischer, MD award for outstanding teaching & mentoring of fellows in Medical OncologyYale School of Medicine and Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center2014
AACR Career DevelopmentAmerican Association for Cancer Research2006
Research Fellowship of the “Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft”German Research Association1996
Doctoral thesis "magna cum laude"University of Goettingen and Max Planck Institut1995
Scholar of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen VolkesStudienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Scholarship Foundation)1987

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