Dr. Michael Link is the Lydia J. Lee Professor in Pediatric Oncology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Link earned his medical degree at the Stanford University School of Medicine in 1974. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital Boston, and fellowships in immunology and hematology/oncology at Children’s Hospital Boston, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Harvard Medical School. He returned to Stanford in 1979 to join the faculty in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. He rose through the ranks to Professor with tenure and served as the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology from 2000-2010. Dr. Link was the vice chairman of the Pediatric Oncology Group for more than a decade, and he is currently an Associate Chair of the Children’s Oncology Group.
Dr. Link recently completed terms as member of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration, the Board of Scientific Advisors of the National Cancer Institute and as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. He was President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) from 2011-2012. His research interests include the biology and treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphomas and Hodgkin disease, as well as clinical management of bone and soft tissue sarcomas in children.