Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Attending Surgeon, Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care, Danvers, Massachusetts, Senior Scientist, Institute for Technology Assessment
Dr. Lubitz received her undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Michigan. She completed general surgery training at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell Medical College. During residency, she studied the genetic basis of thyroid cancer as a part of the NCI-Surgical Oncology Research Training Program. She then completed her clinical endocrine surgery fellowship in 2010 at the Massachusetts General Hospital and is now an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Harvard Medical School in the Division of Surgical Oncology, a member of the MGH Endocrine Surgery Unit, and a senior scientist at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment. Through her clinical and translational research efforts, Dr. Lubitz, is influencing the care of thyroid cancer care. Dr. Lubitz has placed a high priority on appropriateness of care and patient-reported outcome measurement. This, in turn, has helped to assess the comparative effectiveness and improve the quality of care of patients with endocrine-related disorders. Dr. Lubitz is a current recipient of a K07 NIH young-investigator award and the Gilbert H. Daniels Innovative Research in Thyroid Cancers Award.
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