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Ruth O’Regan, MD

Ruth O'Regan, MD

Representing the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Dr. Ruth O’Regan joined the University of Wisconsin faculty as chief of the division of hematology/oncology on February 1, 2015. Dr. O’Regan was previously professor of hematology and medical oncology at Emory University School of Medicine, where she also served as chief of hematology and medical oncology at the Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence at Grady Memorial Hospital, medical director of the Emory Breast Center, and vice chair for educational affairs for the department of hematology and medical oncology (including serving as Fellowship Director).

Dr. O’Regan earned her MD from University College, Dublin, Ireland, and completed her internal medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and her hematology/oncology fellowship at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. Dr. O’Regan brings a wealth of experience as a clinician, educator, and scientist. Dr. O’Regan is a nationally recognized expert in breast cancer and specifically focuses on novel therapeutic approaches for hormone refractory and triple negative breast cancer, with a special emphasis in African-American patients.