Kimberley S. Mak, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Radiation Oncology

MD, Harvard Medical School
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
AB, Harvard College



Kimberley S. Mak, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and its affiliate Boston Medical Center. She received her MPH from Harvard School of Public Health (2014), MD from Harvard Medical School (2010) and AB summa cum laude in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College (2005). Dr. Mak completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital (2011), followed by residency in the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program (2015), training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Boston, and Boston Medical Center. Dr. Mak has board certification in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology. She speaks English and Cantonese. Her specialties include thoracic, gastrointestinal, breast, and musculoskeletal malignancies. She leads the Cyberknife® radiosurgery program for thoracic and gastrointestinal malignancies.

Her research interests include patient-reported outcomes including quality of life; disparity outcomes research; translational research; intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy; CyberKnife® stereotactic radiotherapy; and functional imaging in radiotherapy. She has training and experience in biostatistics, epidemiology, decision analysis, meta-analysis, clinical trial design, and molecular and cell biology laboratory work.

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Improving PRO Interpretation at the Individual Level for Patients with Cancer using Conversational Agents and Data Visualization
03/01/2023 - 02/28/2025 (PI)
Tufts Medical Center National Cancer Inst
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  1. Mak KS, Scannell Bryan M, Dignam JJ, Shipley WU, Lin Y, Peters CA, Gore EM, Rosenthal SA, Zeitzer KL, D'Souza DP, Horwitz EM, Pisansky TM, Maier JM, Chafe SM, Robin TP, Roach M, Tran PT, Souhami L, Michalski JM, Hartford AC, Feng FY, Sandler HM, Efstathiou JA. Cardiovascular Mortality and Duration of Androgen Deprivation in Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer: Long-term Update of NRG/RTOG 9202. Eur Urol Focus. 2024 Feb 01. PMID: 38307806
     
  2. Dudipala H, Burns L, Jani CT, Radwan A, Al Omari O, Patel M, Kilic S, Zhao J, Mak K, Suzuki K, Tapan U. Disparities in Lung Cancer Clinical Trial Discussion and Enrollment at a Safety Net Hospital. Community Health Equity Res Policy. 2023 Dec 12; 2752535X231221394.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38087807
     
  3. Qureshi MM, Lin Y, Moeller AR, Yan SX, Dyer MA, Suzuki K, Everett P, Litle V, Truong MT, Mak KS. Change in stage after neoadjuvant chemoradiation is associated with survival in patients with esophageal cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2023 Oct; 128(5):781-789.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37288789
     
  4. Qureshi MM, Kam A, Suzuki K, Litle V, Tapan U, Balasubramaniyan R, Dyer MA, Truong MT, Mak KS. Association between hospital safety-net burden and receipt of trimodality therapy and survival for patients with esophageal cancer. Surgery. 2023 May; 173(5):1153-1161.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36774317
     
  5. Oladeru OT, Lam CM, Qureshi MM, Hirsch AE, Mak KS, Dyer MA, Truong MT. Inequalities in Cancer Stage at Diagnosis Among Incarcerated Individuals Undergoing Radiation Therapy at a Large Safety-Net Hospital. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2023 May 01; 116(1):194-198.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36758643
     
  6. Asokan S, Pavesi F, Bains A, Qureshi MM, Shetty S, Singh S, Mak KS, Litle VR, Suzuki K. Frailty Index is Associated with Treatment Decisions for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer at a High-Burden Safety-Net Hospital. Clin Lung Cancer. 2023 Mar; 24(2):153-164.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36641324
     
  7. Siddiqi N, Pan G, Liu A, Lin Y, Jenkins K, Zhao J, Mak K, Tapan U, Suzuki K. Timeliness of Lung Cancer Care From the Point of Suspicious Image at an Urban Safety Net Hospital. Clin Lung Cancer. 2023 Mar; 24(2):e87-e93.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36642641
     
  8. Liu A, Siddiqi N, Tapan U, Mak KS, Steiling KA, Suzuki K. Black Race Remains Associated with Lower Eligibility for Screening Using 2021 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations Among Lung Cancer Patients at an Urban Safety Net Hospital. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2023 Dec; 10(6):2836-2843.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36441493
     
  9. Lee MH, Qureshi MM, Suzuki K, Everett P, Tapan U, Mak KS. Small cell lung cancer in young patients: trends in sociodemographic factors, diagnosis, treatment, and survival. J Thorac Dis. 2022 Aug; 14(8):2880-2893.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36071763; PMCID: PMC9442513; DOI: 10.21037/jtd-22-210;
     
  10. Matthews BJ, Qureshi MM, Fiascone SJ, Nitschmann CC, Oladeru OT, Truong MT, Hirsch AE, Mak KS, Dyer MA. Racial disparities in non-recommendation of adjuvant chemotherapy in stage II-III ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2022 01; 164(1):27-33.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34785030; PMCID: PMC8711036; DOI: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2021.10.028;
     
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2008-2009 Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Medical Student Research Training Fellowship
2005 Harvard College: Phi Beta Kappa

Mentorship for students interested in oncology, radiation oncology, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, gynecologic cancers, patient-reported outcomes including quality of life, disparities outcomes research, and outcomes research.

Available to Mentor as: (Review Mentor Role Definitions):
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