See our mission in action as we hear from leading researcher in breast cancer care and outcomes and Komen Scholar Sharon Giordano, MD, MPH, and discuss the ways Komen North Texas is making a difference in the local fight against breast cancer.

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About Dr. Sharon Giordano

Sharon Giordano is a Professor with tenure at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology, Chair of the Department of Health Services Research, and Ad Interim Chair of Health Disparities Research.

Dr. Giordano received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and graduated Summa Cum Laude and With Distinction in Biology. She received her MD degree from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1996. She is a board certified Medical Oncologist. In 2004, Dr. Giordano received a Master of Public Health degree in Disease Control from The University of Texas School of Public Health.

Dr. Giordano’s research interests include breast cancer outcomes research, late effects of treatment, and male breast cancer. She is currently funded through CPRIT, Susan G. Komen, and AHRQ.

Dr. Giordano has received awards including the Faculty Educator of the Month (2009), the Distinguished Alumnus Award (2010), Mentor of the Year Award (2011), Teaching Department of the Year (2011, 2013), and Faculty Scholar Award (2012). Dr. Giordano is the past Track Leader for the ASCO Health Services Program Committee, past member of the ASCO Education Committee, and is a current member and chair of the ASCO Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee. She also serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Breast Cancer Guidelines Committee.

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