Kendra Marie Harris MD, MScChair, Radiation Oncology, Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
Dr. Kendra Harris is a board-certified radiation oncologist practicing in New Orleans. She is Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Tulane Cancer Center.
After graduating from college, Dr. Harris earned a Master of Science (MSc) in comparative social policy at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. She then attended medical school at Johns Hopkins, where she was awarded her MD and where she completed residency training, and served as chief resident in her final year, in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. She completed a fellowship in patient safety at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Hopkins, and, in 2013, she earned the Frank L. Coulson Award for Clinical Excellence from Hopkins. Prior to joining Tulane, Dr. Harris practiced at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center, where she treated patients with proton therapy, photon therapy, and high-dose brachytherapy.
Dr Harris has served as principal investigator on several clinical trials and has been published in multiple journals on issues related to patient safety. She is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), among other professional organizations.