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Tracy Battaglia, MD, MPH

Associate Cancer Center Director, Cancer Care Equity, Yale Cancer Center

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Tracy Battaglia, MD, MPH


Dr. Battaglia is a primary care clinician-investigator internationally recognized for her collaborative, innovative approaches to addressing health disparities among women historically marginalized. She has led the development of foundational infrastructure to support community-engaged methods in translational science. Her own research focuses on engaging with community to increase access to care for at-risk women, including ground-breaking work on the role of oncology patient navigators. Through her participation on several National Cancer Institute cooperative groups, she contributed to the 2012 Commission on Cancer Accreditation Standard requiring navigation services in cancer centers. As founding chair of the National Navigation Roundtable, she partners across sectors for sustainable navigation workforce.

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  • MD
    Boston University School of Medicine
  • MPH
    Boston University School of Public Health

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