Breast Cancer

Special Session

MTE 42 - Meet The Experts Corey Speers, MD, PhD, BS and Reshma Jagsi, MD, PhD, FASTRO - Breast - Tuesday

Meet the Expert - Breast

Tuesday, October 23
1:52 PM - 2:14 PM
Location: ASTRO Connect: Breast #423

Reshma Jagsi, MD, PhD, FASTRO

University of Michigan

Disclosure:
Employment
University of Michigan: Associate Professor: Employee, Professor: Employee

Compensation
Abbott and Abbvie Pharmaceuticals: Research Grants; American Cancer Society: Research Grants; Amgen: Honoraria, Travel Expenses; Breast Cancer Research Foundation: Research Grants; Doris Duke Foundation: Research Grants; Eviti: Advisory Board; Greenwall Foundation: Advisory Board, Research Grants; Michigan Radiation Oncology Quality Consortium: Research Grants; MROQC/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan: Research Grants; NCCN: Research Grants; NIH: Research Grants; Susan Komen Foundation: Advisory Board, Research Grants; Vizient: Honoraria

Ownership
Equity Quotient: Stock Options

Leadership
ASCO: Board of Directors; Radiation Oncology Institute: Research Committee Chair

Biography:
Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil., is Professor, Deputy Chair, and Residency Program Director in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine at the University of Michigan. She graduated first in her class from Harvard College and then pursued her medical training at Harvard Medical School. She also served as a fellow in the Center for Ethics at Harvard University and completed her doctorate in Social Policy at Oxford University as a Marshall Scholar. An active clinical trialist and health services researcher, Dr. Jagsi’s medical research focuses on improving the quality of care received by breast cancer patients, both by advancing the ways in which breast cancer is treated with radiation and by advancing the understanding of patient decision-making, cost, and access to appropriate care. Her social scientific research includes research into issues of bioethics arising from cancer care and research regarding gender issues, including studies of women's representation in the medical profession. She is the author of over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and her research is actively funded by multiple independent grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and other philanthropic foundations. She has served on the Steering Committee of the AAMC's Group on Women in Medicine in Science and now serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Steering Committee of the Early Breast Cancer Trialists Collaborative Group, the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Oncology and JAMA Oncology, as Vice Chair of ASTRO's Ethics Committee, and as a member of numerous other influential national professional committees. Her contributions have been recognized with her election to the American Society of Clinical Investigation.

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