Richard Edelson

Richard Edelson

MD
Aaron B. and Marguerite Lerner Professor of Dermatology; Chair and Professor, Department of Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine

Contact Information

Richard Edelson, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Dermatology

    PO Box 208059, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8059

    United States

Richard Edelson

Appointments

Biography

Richard Edelson holds a B.A. from Hamilton College in New York and an M.D. from the Yale School of Medicine. Before coming to Yale in 1986, he was head of the Immunobiology Group in Columbia University’s Comprehensive Cancer Center and associate director of that institution’s General Clinical Research Center.

While on the Yale faculty, he has served continuously as chairman of the department of dermatology and, at various times, as director of the cancer center, deputy dean for clinical affairs, director of the Cancer Center’s Lymphoma Research Program, and a member of both the Yale-New Haven Hospital Board of Trustees and Yale Medicine Board of Governors. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians, and an honorary member of several international medical associations.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Yale University (1970)
  • Senior Resident
    Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Resident
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Intern
    University of Chicago
  • Fellow
    National Institute of Health
  • Board Certification
    AB of Dermatology, Dermatology (1977)

Activities

  • Cancer Immunization
    China 2008
    Dr. Richard Edelson is working with colleagues at Shanghai University to develop selective immunization against immunogenic cancers.
  • Immunization Against Immunogenic Cancers
    Israel 2008
    International Health Yale School of Medicine work in selective immunization against immunogenic cancers
  • Immunization Against Immunogenic Cancers
    United Kingdom 2008
    Professor Edelson conducts collaborative work with colleagues from King's College, London, on selective immunization against immunogenic cancers.
  • Immunogenic Cancers
    Switzerland 2008
    International Health Yale School of Medicine work in selective immunization against immunogenic cancers.
  • Immunogenic Cancers
    France 2008
    Professor Edelson conducts collaborative work with French researchers at the Hospital St. Louis in France on selective immunization against immunogenic cancers.
  • Immunogenic Cancers
    Germany 2008
    Professor Casten conducted collaborative work with researchers at the University of Munich on selective immunization against immunogenic cancers

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2016Connecticut Magazine2016
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2015Connecticut Magazine2015

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