Joyce A O’Shaughnessy, MD
Celebrating Women Endowed Chair in Breast Cancer Research
Co-Chair, Breast Cancer Research Program
Chair, Breast Cancer Prevention Research
Baylor University Medical Center
Texas Oncology/US Oncology Network
Joyce O’Shaughnessy, MD specializes in medical oncology with board certification in both internal medicine as well as medical oncology. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in medical oncology. Dr. O’Shaughnessy focuses on breast cancer prevention and treatment. She is Co-Chair of Breast Cancer Research and Chair of Breast Cancer Prevention Research at Baylor-Sammons Cancer Center and for The US Oncology Network and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for US Oncology Research Network.
Dr. O’Shaughnessy received her MD from Yale University Medical School. Her internship and residency in internal medicine were completed at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1985. She concluded a fellowship in medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute in 1987 and was a Senior Investigator there until 1995.
Dr. O’Shaughnessy is a member of American Association for Cancer Research, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Medical Women’s Association, American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, and Women in Cancer Research. She is Associate Editor, Clinical Breast Cancer Journal, founder of The School of Breast Oncology. In 2009 D Magazine elected Dr. O’Shaughnessy as one of the best hematology oncologists in Dallas, Texas.