Michael DiGiovanna, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Medical Oncology: Subset Medical Oncology Faculty

Office of Education

Secondary Faculty

WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators

Yale Cancer Center: Breast Center | Signal Transduction

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. DiGiovanna is a native of Long Island, NY, who graduated from Cornell University in 1984 with a B.A. and a double major in the fields of biochemistry and music. He attended Yale University from 1984 through 1990 where he was earned the MD and PhD degrees, with his PhD in Pharmacology. He continued his post-graduate training at Yale, performing internship and residency in Internal Medicine, a research post-doctoral fellowship, and a clinical fellowship in Medical Oncology. He is currently an attending physician in Medical Oncology and Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and Pharmacology at Yale University. His clinical specialty is breast cancer and he conducts both clinical and laboratory-based research. His translational laboratory research focuses on signal transduction in breast cancer. He also has had many leadership roles in education at the Yale School of Medicine, including current roles as Co-Director of the Pre-Clerkship Curriculum, Pharmacology Thread Leader, and Co-Leader of the Genes & Development Master Course.

Education & Training

PhD Yale University (1990)
MD Yale University (1990)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale University
Resident Yale University School of Medicine

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Contact Info

Michael DiGiovanna, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale Cancer CenterYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste NP - 1

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Medical OncologyPO Box 208032
300 George Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8032