Lidia Schapira, Professor of Medicine
Lidia Schapira MD, FASCO, is a Professor of Medicine at Stanford and the Director of the Cancer Survivorship Program at Stanford Cancer Institute and Comprehensive Cancer Center and serves as faculty lead for clinical trials for the Office of Health Equity and Community Engagement at the Stanford Cancer Institute. Dr. Schapira is a board-certified medical oncologist with thirty years of clinical experience. She trained in hematology and oncology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and then completed a research fellowship at the Division on Aging at Harvard Medical School. As a medical oncologist focused on breast cancer and cancer survivorship and clinical researcher, her diverse and inter-related research projects are focused on optimizing health outcomes, both medical and psychological and reduce morbidity from cancer treatments and improve access to high quality cancer cancer, survivorship care and clinical trials. Dr. Schapira was on the faculty at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Breast Oncology Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital from 2002-2016 and then joined the faculty at Stanford in 2016. She directs a multidisciplinary research and clinical team focused on optimizing health outcomes for cancer survivors through research, clinical care, education and advocacy. Dr. Schapira is the editor of “Essential of Cancer Survivorship” A Guide for Medical Professionals published by CRC-Routeledge, the former Editor-in-Chief of the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s website for the public “Cancer.Net, and serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Oncology. She has published over a hundred original peer reviewed articles in medical journals. Dr. Schapira was appointed a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in 2011 and received the Physician of the Year Award from Cancer Care in 2015 for her work in cancer advocacy. She served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Psychosocial Oncology and chaired the Psychosocial Interest Group of the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer. A native of Argentina, Dr. Schapira is fluent in Spanish.
Attribution:SelfType of financial relationship:Independent contractorIneligible company:Blue Note TherapeuticsTopic:Digital mental health intervention for cancer survivorsDate added:01/27/2023