Jean Michel Hannoun-Levi
Jean Michel Hannoun-Levi is a Professor in radiation oncology at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France. In 1994, he completed his residency in radiation oncology at the Faculty of Medicine of Lyon. In 2000, he became a Senior Radiation Oncologist in the Radiation Therapy Department of the Antoine Lacassagne Cancer Center and was in charge of the brachytherapy unit. Beside his clinical practice, he obtained an M.S. degree of cell and molecular biology and pharmacology (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, 2003). Between 2003 and 2004, he had a Research Fellow position in the Radiobiology Lab of Alan Pollack, M.D. and Ph.D. (Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pa, USA). He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2008. At this period, he was in charge of the Department of Radiation Oncology of the Antoine Lacassagne Cancer Center and started a MBA in Hospital Management. In 2010, he promoted to the position of “Professeur des Universités” in radiation oncology at the Nice Faculty of Medicine. In 2011, he became the Director of a university-labeled research unit focusing on technological R&D in radiation oncology. He is currently the Head of the Radiation Therapy Department of the Antoine Lacassagne Cancer Center and spends his time between clinical practice, administrative management, research, and teaching. Regarding his areas of expertise, Hannoun-Levi is involved in clinical and research programs for prostate, breast, and gynecological cancers. Brachytherapy represents one of his favorite topics in clinic and physical approaches as well as teaching approach with the development of a national brachytherapy teaching course based on a simulation practice in a partnership with the Simulation Lab of the Nice Faculty of Medicine. He is a reviewer for international radiation therapy journals (more than 40 items) and the author or coauthor of more than 60 articles published in peer-reviewed international journals.
Biography Updated on 30 October 2011