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Jacquelyne Gaddy, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor; Deputy Director, Diversity Enhancement Program in Oncology

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Jacquelyne Gaddy, MD, MSc

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Jacquelyne Gaddy, MD, MSc is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and cares for patients as part of the Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center. She is also Deputy Director of the Diversity Enhancement Program in Oncology and a member of The Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity (CEHE) within Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center.

Prior to medical school she pursued a Master of Cancer Sciences at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Gaddy received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She completed her residency at the University at Buffalo and while a fellow in medical oncology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, undertook a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Health Behavior and obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Research.

Dr. Gaddy has dedicated her entire postgraduate career to focusing on improving diversity, equity, and inclusion. She is committed to improving cancer care delivery for Black patients while also addressing the needs of Black, Indigenous, People of color (BIPOC) cancer care providers through an educational and investigational approach. Her primary research focus is on racial/ethnic disparities and improving health outcomes in the treatment of solid tumors. She is a 2012 recipient of the Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations and a 2019 recipient of the Resident Travel Award for Underrepresented Populations from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation. She was selected to participate in Dr. Kemi Doll’s “Get That Grant” coaching program, is Co-Director of the Oncology Summer Internship (sponsored by ASCO), and holds a 2023 ACS IRG Pilot Award for Underrepresented Minorities.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (2016)
  • MSc
    University at Buffalo, Cancer Sciences (2010)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2019)

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