White House Author
Ann Partridge, MD, MPH is a medical oncologist and clinical researcher focused on improving the care and outcomes of women with breast cancer. She is the Clinical Director of the Breast Oncology Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she is also the director of the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer. Dr. Partridge has published numerous manuscripts and lectures both nationally and internationally on issues of breast cancer survivorship and young women with breast cancer in particular. She has received several awards and grants including an American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Improving Cancer Care Grant, Lance Armstrong Foundation Survivorship Award, Tracy Starr Breast Cancer Research Fund Award and serves as a Susan G. Komen for the Cure Scholar. She currently serves on several committees including as Chair of the ASCO Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee, Vice-Chair of the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) Cancer Control and Health Outcomes Committee, and Chair for the Federal Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women. Dr. Partridge graduated from Georgetown University, earned her M.D. at Cornell University, trained in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and completed hematology and medical oncology fellowships at DFCI. She received a master’s degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health. She lives with her husband and 3 children in New Bedford, Massachusetts.