Ruth O'Regan, MD
Professor, University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine Division Chief, Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care Associate Director of Clinical Research, Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin
Dr. Ruth O’Regan is the Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology and Palliative Care in the Department of Medicine and Associate Director for Clinical Research at the Carbone Cancer Center at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She is Chief Scientific officer (CSO) of the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium (Big Ten CRC) where she guides the research and scientific mission of the consortium. Dr. O’Regan was also recently named Chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Governance Committee. Dr. O’Regan earned her Medical Degree from University College, Dublin, Ireland and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin and her Hematology/Oncology fellowship at Northwestern University. Her research program focuses on identifying mechanisms of resistance to breast-cancer therapies and on the development of new therapies with a specific focus on triple negative breast cancer.