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Jennifer Chan, MD, MPH

    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Institute Physician, Division of Medical Oncology
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Boston, MA

Jennifer Chan, MD, MPH, is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and an institute physician in the Division of Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, both in Boston, MA. She also serves as director of the Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors Program and clinical director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center at the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center.

Dr Chan is a graduate of the University of Virginia. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and her masters of public health degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She completed her internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in medical oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

She focuses her clinical practice on the care of patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and gastrointestinal cancers. She has been principal investigator of multiple clinical trials investigating novel therapies for NETs, and she has been involved in studies examining factors that are associated with clinical outcomes in patients with NETs.

Dr Chan is a past chair of the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) Guidelines Committee and serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Neuroendocrine Tumors Guidelines Panel. She co-chairs the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Neuroendocrine Tumor Working Group. In addition, she is a member of the National Cancer Institute Neuroendocrine Tumor Taskforce and the NANETS Board of Directors.