Presenter: Steven Katz, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Medicine, Health Management & Policy
University of Michigan
Dr. Steven Katz is Professor of Medicine and Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan. He has received a number of project and program grants from the National Institutes of Health to lead research that addresses breast cancer treatment communication, decision-making, and quality of care. Dr. Katz received a National Cancer Institute Established Investigator in Cancer Control, Behavioral, and Population Sciences Research Award (2006-2012). He is currently serving as Director of the Socio-behavioral Program for the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Previously, Dr. Katz was a Robert Wood Johnson Faculty Scholar at the University of Michigan. He received his M.P.H. in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Washington. He received his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed residency in internal medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Katz leads the Cancer Surveillance and Outcomes Research Team (CanSORT) centered at the University of Michigan. CanSORT is an interdisciplinary research program focused on population-based studies of the quality of care and outcomes of cancer detection and treatment in diverse populations. Dr. Katz’s most important contribution to the team has been to advance research that examines the challenges of individualizing treatments for patients with breast cancer.