Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD

Dr. Karen WinkfieldCancer.Net Associate Editor: Radiation Oncology & Health Equity
Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, Nashville, TN

Dr. Karen Winkfield is a board-certified radiation oncologist and Ingram Professor of Cancer Research at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville, TN. She is an expert in community engagement and was named Executive Director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance in November 2020. Dr. Winkfield received her doctorate and medical degrees from Duke University School of Medicine and completed her residency in radiation oncology at the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program. She is the former Chair of ASCO’s Health Disparities Committee and her focus has been on improving access to quality care in underserved populations.

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Last Updated: February 2021