Andrew Chapman, DO, FACP, has been named director of Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center — Jefferson Health.
Chapman, who also will serve as executive vice president of oncology services, had served as the center’s interim director for the past year.
“It is impossible to ignore the significant contributions that Dr. Chapman has made while serving as the center’s interim director,” Bruce Meyer, MD, MBA, president of Jefferson Health and senior executive vice president of Thomas Jefferson University, said in a press release. “Dr. Chapman’s breadth of experience and expertise, dedication to patient care and success in cancer research made him the ideal fit for this critical role with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.”
Chapman worked in private practice before joining Jefferson as division director of regional cancer care in the department of medical oncology.
He leads the geriatric oncology program in the department of medical oncology, where he also serves as vice chair of operations. He developed the department’s patient-centered specialty practice and also is founding director of the senior adult oncology program.