My research interests include personalized approaches to cancer screening and prevention, new therapies on genomic profiling and breast cancer survivorship issues. I served as the Medical Director of the WHEL Diet Study. I currently serve as the CALGB/Alliance/ACTION clinical trials UCSD Principal Investigator and serve on the CALGB/Alliance Breast Committee and the CALGB/Alliance Prevention Committee. I serve as site PI and Co-Chair of the Diagnosis and Treatment Clinical Care and Research Group of the California Athena Breast Health Network, co-investigator of studies of life-style modification in breast cancer survivors, and co-investigator of studies involving new agents. My clinical practice is comprised of breast cancer patients.
Education and Training
BA - Chemistry - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC - 1974
MD - Medicine - Stanford University of Medicine, CA - 1981
Intern/Resident - Medicine - UC San Diego Department of Medicine, CA - 1982-1984
Chief Resident - Medicine - UC San Diego Department of Medicine, CA - 1985
Fellowship - Hematology/Oncology - UC San Diego Department of Medicine, CA - 1987