Honors & Awards



Leora Horn, M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Assistant Director, Educator Development Program

Clinical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program

Dr. Horn received her Honors Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Pharmacology from the University of Toronto where she also attended medical school and trained in internal medicine and medical oncology. She completed a sub-specialty fellowship in Thoracic Oncology at Vanderbilt University. Her fellowship was funded by an award from the Canadian Association of Medical Oncology.

Dr Horn's clinical practice focuses primarily on the care of patients with lung cancer. She is the Clinical Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program at Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center. Her research interests include experimental therapeutics and medical education. Her work was recently recognized with a VICC Impact Award for her research contributions made to the Cancer Center.

Dr. Horn is currently completing a Masters in Health Professional Education through the University of Illinois at Chicago and has a cross appointment to the Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine where she is the Assistant Director of the Educator Development Program (EDP).

Dr. Horn is Principal Investigator on several lung cancer clinical trials and educational projects. She has published over 30 papers and book chapters including original papers, reviews and the recent chapter on "neoplasms of the Lung" in Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 18thedition. She is an active member in the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


University of Toronto, MD


University of Toronto
University of Toronto
Thoracic Oncology Fellow, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Contact Information
Division of Hematology/Oncology
2220 Pierce Avenue
777 Preston Research Building
Nashville, TN  37232-6307
Phone:  615-322-4967
Fax:  615-343-7602
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Patient Contact Information
Henry-Joyce Cancer Clinic
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 1710
Nashville, TN 37232-7415
Appointments: 615-936-8422
Further Information:  1-800-811-8480
Nurse: 615-936-8422
Fax: 615-343-8668