Joann Balazs Sweasy, PhD

Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Genetics; Vice-Chair for Basic Research; Associate Director, Basic Science, Yale Cancer Center

Departments & Organizations


Office of Student Research

Radiobiology & Radiotherapy

Radiobiology and Radiotherapy


Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Radiobiology | Therapeutic Radiology - Research

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Microbiology: Molecular Genetics | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Nucleic Acids


Education & Training

PhD Rutgers University (1989)
BA Beaver College, Biology and Chemistry (1980)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Graduate Research Fellow Rutgers University,Piscataway, NJ
Senior Staff Microbiologist Merck and Company, Rahway, NJ
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Beaver College, Glenside, PA
Postdoctoral Fellow University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Honors & Recognition

  • Argall and Anna Hull Award

  • American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Research Award

  • Donaghue Investigator Award

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Contact Info

Joann Balazs Sweasy, PhD
Mailing Address
Therapeutic RadiologyPO Box 208040
New Haven, CT 06520-8040

Sweasy Lab