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    Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH

    Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH

    Top Doctor

    Director, Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention
    Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers
    Institute Physician

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Breast Oncology
    Cancer Genetics and Prevention
    Pediatric Cancer Risk Program

    Office phone: 617-632-5961
    Appointment phone: 617-632-2178
    Fax: 617-632-2649
    Email: judy_garber@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Population Sciences


    Breast cancer, Cancer genetics, Cancer prevention

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Garber received her MD and MPH in 1981 from Yale University School of Medicine. She served her internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, followed by fellowships in hematology at BWH, medical oncology at DFCI, and biostatistics at the National Cancer Institute. She joined DFCI as a fellow in 1985, and now works as a medical oncologist and clinical cancer geneticist.


    Board Certification
    Hematology, 1988
    Medical Oncology, 1987
    Internal Medicine, 1984

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hematology
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Cancer Epidemiology
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    Yale University School of Medicine

    Recent Awards

    • Charles H. Dyson Scholar in Clinical Research, DFCI, 1997