Chadi Nabhan, MD MBA
Chadi Nabhan joined Caris Life Sciences in April 2020 as the Chairman of the Precision Oncology Alliance (POA). In this role Chadi provides medical and scientific leadership to the Alliance member institutions overseeing institutional participation in clinical trials, publications and data collaborations. The Precision Oncology Alliance includes more than 55 leading Health Systems (25 NCI Designated as of November 2021) and continues to expand. To date POA member institutions have published more than 160 peer- reviewed abstracts and manuscripts.
Chadi is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences at the University of South Carolina where he mentors fellows and junior faculty while participating in oncology outcomes research. Prior to joining Caris, Chadi was EVP and CMO of Aptitude Health, a global health care company where he led all global clinical programs and strategic initiatives focusing on publications and scientific communications. Prior to joining Aptitude Health, Chadi was Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, a division of Cardinal Health, Inc. He was heavily engaged in data
analytics, real-world evidence, HEOR, research and publication strategy, and regulatory/policy initiatives in a rapidly changing landscape of healthcare delivery.
Dr. Nabhan is a Hematologist and Medical Oncologist with special interests in malignant hematology as well as GU malignancies. He did two years of basic science research at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School before completing his residency at Loyola University in Chicago and a fellowship at Northwestern University and Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. He holds an MBA in Health Care Management from Loyola University Quinlan School of Business. Prior to joining Cardinal Health in September 2016, Chadi was the Medical Director of the Clinical Cancer Center at the University of Chicago Medicine where he was an Associate Professor of Medicine; he also served as the Medical Director for the International Program at UCM and worked on quality initiatives in
the cancer center. Prior to his tenure at the University of Chicago, Dr. Nabhan was the Director and Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL where he also held the position of the Cancer Institute Medical Director and the Hematology/Oncology
Fellowship Program Director.
Chadi has been the primary investigator on many clinical trials (investigator-initiated, cooperative groups, and pharma-sponsored), has over 300 peer-reviewed original articles, abstracts or book chapters, and serves on the editorial board of JAMA-Oncology.
Dr. Nabhan maintains active medical licenses to practice in the states of IL, IN, WI, FL, and CA. He currently hosts his own healthcare podcast named “Healthcare Unfiltered”. Prior to that, he hosted the “Outspoken Oncology” podcast winning the MarcCom Gold Communication Award. Dr. Nabhan is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology, and is a sought after speaker, moderator, and facilitator.