Estados Unidos

Dr. Karen Winkfield is an implementation scientist focused on improving health outcomes for underserved populations through community-engaged research and community-based initiatives designed to improve access to healthcare including clinical trials. She obtained her MD and PhD degrees at Duke University and completed residency in radiation oncology at Harvard. Dr. Winkfield’s leadership roles have focused on developing bi-directional communication between researchers and community to ensure equitable access to care regardless of race/ethnicity, geographic location or socioeconomic states. She is a thought leader espousing the importance of workforce diversity to improve health equity. In 2021, Dr. Winkfield was appointed by President Biden to the National Cancer Advisory Board.