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Research Expertise & Professional Interests Breast Cancer Cancer Disparities Health Equity Dr. Ko is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a medical oncologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC) who has a lifelong passion for social justice. After college, Dr. Ko participated in Teach For America followed by volunteer service at the Berkeley Free Clinic in the Bay Area. She went on to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and School of Public Health to complete her MD MPH with a focus on health outcomes research for vulnerable populations. After internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital she arrived for fellowship in hematology/oncology at BUSM/BMC, which allowed Dr. Ko to conduct research in the context of caring for an underserved population within a large safety net institution. She has sought out meaningful projects that are a culmination of her passion for oncology, service to the underserved, and academic research. Her research has a translational focus that has been directed to understanding the disconnect between scientific discoveries in cancer treatment and delivery of evidence-based treatment to vulnerable, racial/ethnic minority women with breast cancer. She is actively investigating how tumor biology, poverty, communication and treatment influence breast cancer outcomes in diverse breast cancer populations.
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Academic Article Patient navigation for underserved patients diagnosed with breast cancer.
Academic Article Can patient navigation improve receipt of recommended breast cancer care? Evidence from the National Patient Navigation Research Program.
Academic Article The impact of patient navigation on the delivery of diagnostic breast cancer care in the National Patient Navigation Research Program: a prospective meta-analysis.
Academic Article Barriers to Obtaining Sera and Tissue Specimens of African-American Women for the Advancement of Cancer Research.
Academic Article Challenges in the use of immunotherapy in metastatic melanoma.
Academic Article Correction to "Barriers to Obtaining Sera and Tissue Specimens of African-American Women for the Advancement of Cancer Research".
Academic Article Racial and ethnic differences in patient navigation: Results from the Patient Navigation Research Program.
Academic Article Social Network Structures of Breast Cancer Patients and the Contributing Role of Patient Navigators.
Academic Article Bringing Medicine to the Digital Age via Hackathons and Beyond.
Academic Article Treatment of older patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and mild cognitive impairment or dementia.
Academic Article Myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia after receipt of granulocyte colony-stimulating factors in older patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Academic Article Mediation analyses of socioeconomic factors determining racial differences in the treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in a cohort of older adults.
Academic Article Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer: A Retrospective Chart Analysis.

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