Katherine D. Crew

Columbia University, USA

Katherine D. Crew received her B.S. degree in biochemistry from Brown University, RI, USA, where she graduated (magna cum laude). She received her M.D. degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, NY, USA, and her M.S. degree from the School of Public Health, Columbia University, NY, USA. She completed her internal medicine residency and medical oncology fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University. She is an Assistant Professor of medicine and epidemiology at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University. Her research focuses on epidemiologic studies to identify modifiable breast cancer risk factors to target for prevention and designing early phase breast cancer chemoprevention trials using surrogate endpoint biomarkers. She is currently working on intervention studies of high-dose vitamin D and an oral green tea extract in high-risk women and breast cancer patients.

Biography Updated on 12 July 2010

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