Maria Werner-Wasik, MD, FASTRO
Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Jefferson University: Professor: Employee
Jefferson Health: Enterprise Vice-Chair for Radiation Oncology
Maria Werner-Wasik, MD, FASTRO, is Walter W. Curran Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and Enterprise Vice-Chair for Radiation Oncology at Jefferson Health. She is also the Contact Principal Investigator for NRG Oncology at Jefferson. Dr. Werner-Wasik graduated from medical school in Wroclaw, Poland, and completed her postgraduate training in radiation oncology at Tufts/New England Medical Center in Boston and at the University of Pennsylvania in PHiladelphia. She frequently lectures on lung cancer at national and international conferences such as the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) World Conference. She is ccurrently the Lung Track Leader for the annual scientific ASTRO meeting and serves as an American Board of Radiology core group Oral Examiner for the Radiation Oncology Specialty Board examination. She is a member of the RTOG/NRG Lung Cancer Steering Committee and was a Co-Chair or Chair of several RTOG lung and brain trials. Dr. Werner-Wasik has served as Publications Chair of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group's (RTOG) and is member of the RTOG Foundation's Board, as well as Chair of the newly formed NRG Oncology Protocol Monitoring Committee (PMC). She has been awarded several "Best Doctor" titles (Philadelphia Top Doctor; America's Top Doctor for Cancer; America's Top Doctor, America’s Top Oncologist, Top 1% of Physicians in America) and has over 150 publications to her credit on topics of lung and brain cancers, as well as treatment-related toxicity. Currently she devotes her energies to the harmonization and integration efforts of all radiation oncology divisions within Jefferson Health. Maria Werner-Wasik is married, has two grown daughters and a toddler grandson.