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Meena Moran, MD

Meena MoranMember-at-Large
Representing American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Dr. Meena Moran completed medical school at Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, and her internal medicine internship at Columbia University Hospital, New York. She did her residency training in radiation oncology at Yale New Haven Hospital, CT. She is board certified in radiation oncology from the American Board of Radiology (ABR). She is now professor of therapeutic radiology at Yale University School of Medicine, and director of the Yale Breast Cancer Radiotherapy Program, New Haven, CT.

She has published papers in radiation oncology and breast cancer care, and has served on numerous editorial boards including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, The Breast Journal, and Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly. This is currently her fifth year as associate senior breast editor for the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. She was one of the founding board members of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) through the American College of Surgeons, and served in the original six years to develop standards and guidelines and the surveying program for the NAPBC. She also developed and piloted the surveying process for accreditation of breast centers for the NAPBC. She is on the breast panel for the ABR, serves as a breast examiner for the oral boards, also writes boards question.

She served on the American College of Radiology Breast Expert Panel, and wrote national guidelines including Appropriateness Criteria for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ, as well as others, and co-chaired work on the Society Surgical Oncology/ASTRO Margins Guidelines for Invasive Cancers treated with Breast Conservation, for which she received the 2014 Yale Cancer Center Clinical Research Award for her work on surgical margins and breast conservation therapy, which was simultaneously published in three journals (Journal of Clinical Oncology, Annals of Surgical Oncology, and International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics). She has held several prominent positions including co-chair of ASCO Breast Annual Symposium 2014, chair of ASTRO’s Annual Meeting Scientific Committee-Breast, and chair of the Early-Stage Breast Educational Committee at ASTRO’s Annual Meeting. She has recently been elected onto the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Breast Panel.