Co-Director, Comprehensive Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Jane Churpek, MD, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of hematologic malignancies and diseases of the bone marrow, including low blood counts, myelodysplastic syndrome, leukemias and bone marrow failure. She also helps individuals and their families understand their risk of developing cancer and ways they can reduce these risks.
Dr. Churpek serves as the primary investigator on multiple studies designed to investigate the genes that may increase an individual's risk of developing cancer. By understanding these genetic factors, she aims to identify better therapies and ways to prevent cancer.
Dr. Churpek received a Young Investigator Award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in 2011 and a Young Investigator Award from the Cancer Research Foundation in 2012.
American Association for Cancer Research
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology