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Oncologist , medical educator

Joseph Aisner, German, American oncologist, medical educator. Named a Top Doctor, New York magazine, 2000-2010; National Cancer Institute grantee, 1982-1995, since 2000.


Aisner, Joseph was born on January 5, 1944 in Munich. Came to the United States, 1948. Son of Philip and Faye Aisner.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Wayne State University, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, Wayne State University, 1970.


Intern Sinai Hospital Detroit, 1970-1971. Resident Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, 1971-1972. Commissioned medical officer United States Public Health Service, 1972, advanced through grades to rank 05, resigned, 1982.

Clinical associate National Cancer Institute, Baltimore, 1972-1975, senior investigator, 1975-1978, chief medical oncology, 1978-1981, University Maryland Cancer Center, 1981-1992, deputy director clinical affairs, 1982-1988, center director, 1988-1993. Professor medicine University Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, since 1995. Professor environmental and occupational medicine University Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 1996—2007.

Associate director clinical services & chief medical officer Cancer Institute New Jersey, since 2007. Professor medicine University Maryland, 1982-1995, professor oncology, 1982-1995, professor pharmacology, 1985-1995, professor clinical pharmacy, 1987-1995, professor epidemiology preventive medicine, 1993-1995. Member New Jersey Legislation Commission Pain Management, 1998-2000, New Jersey Committee to improve outcomes on cancer patients, since 1999.


  • Other Work

    • Editor books. Contributor numerous chapters to books and articles and abstracts to professional journals.


Board directors Maryland Chapter American Cancer Society, 1988-1994, American Association Cancer Education, 1990. Executive committee Maryland Cancer Consortium, chairman breast cancer section, 1992-1993, chairman, 1993-1995. Member Governor's Council Cancer Prevention, 1991, executive committee, 1991-1995.

Board directors Maryland Children's Cancer Foundation, 1991-1995. Fellow American College of Physicians. Member American Federation Clinical Research, American Society Clinical Oncology (director education program 1985-1986, board directors 1991-1994), American Association Cancer Research, Cancer Leukemia Group B (board directors 1982-1995, vice chair breast section 1980-1986), American Radium Society (science program committee 1993-1994), Eastern Cooperation Oncology Group (principal investigator committee since 1996, data audit committee since 1999, science advisory committee since 2000, executive committee since 2003, finance oversight committee 2005-2007).


Married Seena Feldman, August 31, 1969. Children: Dara Lianna, Leon Andrew.

Philip Aisner

Faye Aisner

Seena Feldman

Leon Andrew Aisner

Dara Lianna Aisner