Faculty Summaries
Jean-Pierre Issa, MD
Jean-Pierre Issa, MD
Research Professor
Office Phone: 215-707-4307
Office: 3307 North Broad Street, Room 154
Jean-Pierre Issa, MD, Principal Investigator


  • BS, The American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, 1983
  • MD, The American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, 1987
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, The Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1987-1990
  • Fellowship, Medical Oncology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1990-1994


  • 35th Annual AACR Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Memorial Award, 2011
  • ALMA Community Enrichment Award, American Lebanese Medical Association, 2010
  • The Dallas Fort Worth Living Legend Faculty Achievement Award in Basic Science Research, M. D. Anderson, 2007
  • American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professorship, 2007-present
  • MD Anderson Trust Fund, 2007–2012
  • M.D. Anderson Division of Cancer Medicine Faculty Recognition Award
  • Emil Frei III Award for Excellence in Translational Research, 2006
  • Bessie McGoldrick Professorship in Clinical Cancer Care, 2005-2011
  • Elected to membership, The American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2003
  • Sidney Kimmel Foundation Scholar Award, 1997
  • Scholar, Sidney Kimmel Foundation Symposium for Cancer Research, 2002
  • Teacher of the Year, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2001
  • Scholar, George and Barbara Bush Foundation, 2000−2003
  • Scholar, Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research, 1997−1999
  • Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1995
  • Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting, 1994
  • Outstanding Resident Award, 1990
  • B.S. with Distinction, 1983
  • Dean's Honor List, 1980−1987