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Supriya G. Mohile, M.D., M.S.

Cancer

Clinical Interests

Gastrointestinal, Foregut, Stomach, Liver Cancer; Genitourinary Oncology, Prostate Cancer, Urology Cancer, Reproductive Organ Cancer; Geriatric Oncology; Medical Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5823

Administrative: (585) 275-0394

Office: (585) 275-5823

Fax: (585) 273-1042

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Biography

As a geriatric oncologist, I devote my time to trying to improve care delivery and outcomes for older adults with cancer. At the Wilmot Cancer Institute, we have one of the country's few geriatric oncology clinics. Our team -- Specialized Oncology Care and Research in the Elderly, or SOCARE -- is recognized nationally and internationally as providing the most comprehensive, evidence-based model of care for patients aged 70 and over with cancer.

My philosophy is to focus on the patient as a whole, not just the cancer. For this reason, we employ a multidisciplinary approach to the care of every patient. This includes an assessment of overall health status and input from nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, nutrition and social work, whenever appropriate.

Over 60% of patients with cancer are aged 65 and over, and with the aging of the population, this number will increase. Despite the high prevalence of cancer in older adults, patients who are older are underrepresented in clinical trials. As a result, there is a gap in knowledge in the safest and most effective cancer treatments. Through evidence-based clinical practice and research, we hope to close this gap.

Conditions I Treat:

- Genitourinary cancers
- Gastrointestinal cancers
- Geriatric cancers

Professional Background

Supriya Gupta Mohile, M.D., M.S. is an Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the James Wilmot Cancer Institute at the University of Rochester. She is Director of the Geriatric Oncology Clinic. She is a board-certified geriatrician and oncologist with clinical expertise in treating patients with genitourinary and gastrointestinal cancers. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, she earned her M.D. at Thomas Jefferson Medical School. She completed internship, residency and fellowships in hematology/oncology and geriatrics at University of Chicago Medical Center, where she also earned a master's degree in health outcomes research. Mohile's fellowship was funded by an American Society of Clinical Oncology and John Hartford Foundation initiative to train oncologists in the care of older patients. Mohile's research interests include the evaluation of patterns of care, health outcomes, and quality of life related to treatment for systemic cancer in older patients.. She is working also to develop clinical trials for older adults with cancer and to identify interventions to reduce treatment morbidity.

Research

Supriya Gupta Mohile, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine and Surgery. She is a board-certified geriatrician and oncologist with clinical expertise in treating patients with genitourinary and gastrointestinal cancers. As the Director of Geriatric Oncology, she has developed a robust clinical and research program in geriatric oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center as part of the Wilmot Cancer Institute. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, she earned her M.D. at Thomas Jefferson Medical School. She completed internship, residency and fellowships in hematology/oncology and geriatrics at University of Chicago Medical Center, where she also earned a master's degree in health outcomes research. Mohile's fellowship was funded by an American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and John Hartford Foundation initiative to train oncologists in the care of older patients. Mohile's research interests include the evaluation of patterns of care, health outcomes, and quality of life related to treatment for systemic cancer in older patients. Her early research was funded by a Hartford Geriatric Health Outcomes Research Award and a GEMSSTAR award from the NIA. In 2013, she was awarded a Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Award and a NCI R01 to evaluate whether geriatric assessment can improve outcomes of older patients with cancer. She directs the Specialized Oncology Care & Research in the Elderly (SOCARE) geriatric oncology clinic at the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital and is an integral member of the University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Base which is directed by Drs. Gary Morrow and Karen Mustian. She leads the Cancer Care Delivery Research (CCDR) efforts in the Research Base and sits on the CCDR Steering Committee at the NCI. Dr. Mohile is an expert in geriatric oncology with over 130 publications in this area. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Oncology and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology. She was the Chair for the ASCO Geriatric Oncology Task Force and the ASCO Geriatric Oncology Clinical Guideline panel. Her contribution to moving the geriatric oncology field forward is noted in her leadership with developing research priorities and guidelines.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1994
BS | Penn State University
Biology

1998
MD | Jefferson Medical College
Medicine

2005
MS | University of Chicago
Health Services Research

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/01/2005 - 06/30/2005
Research in Pathology at University of Chicago Hospitals

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2005
Fellowship in Oncology at University of Chicago Hospitals

07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
Fellowship in Geriatrics at University of Chicago Hospitals

06/10/1999 - 06/30/2001
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Chicago Hospitals

06/10/1998 - 06/10/1999
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Chicago Hospitals

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Awards

2018
"Best of ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)"
Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology
Location: Chicago, IL

2018
BJ Kennedy Award for Excellence in Geriatric Oncology
Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology
Location: Chicago, IL

2013
Paul Calabresi Award for Scientific Excellence and Leadership in Geriatric Oncology
Sponsor: Society of International Geriatric Oncology

2013
Health Achievement Award in Senior Care
Sponsor: Rochester Business Journal

2013
Academic Mentoring Award in Clinical Programs
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2013
Outstanding Teacher Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Hem/Onc Fellowship Program

2013
Acceptance and competitive travel award
Sponsor: NIH
Location: City of Hope Medical Center

2012
Golden Givers Award for Excellence in Senior Care
Sponsor: Channel 8 News
Location: Rochester

2011
Acceptance and competitive travel award
Sponsor: NIH

2011
John Hartford Foundation of Excellence in Aging Scholar
Sponsor: John Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence

2010
John Hartford Foundation of Excellence in Aging Scholar
Location: John Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence

2010
Young Investigator Award
Sponsor: American Geriatrics

2010
Merck/American Geriatrics Society Young Investigator Award

2008
Selection to the Education Committee, Society of International Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)

2008
Certificate of appreciation from Cancer and Aging Research Working Group as Project Leader for organizing and leading the 2008 a

2008
Full Scholarship to National Cancer Institute's Summer Institute on Randomized Controlled Trials for Biobehavioral Intervention

2008
Best Poster Award in the Presidential Poster Session, American Geriatrics Society

2008
Best Poster Award, American Society of Preventive Oncology

2007
Hartford Geriatrics Research Health Outcomes Scholar Award

2006 - 2006
Scholarship to Urological Oncology Young Investigator Course
Sponsor: SWOG

2004 - 2004
Foundation Merit Award
Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology

2004 - 2004
Paul Carbone Young Investigator Merit Award
Sponsor: Geriatric Oncology Consortium

2004 - 2004
Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Scholarship
Sponsor: ASCO/AACR

2004 - 2004
Scholarship to Aging Research
Sponsor: NIA

2004 - 2004
Foundation Young Investigator Award
Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology

2003 - 2003
Foundation Merit Award
Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology

2003 - 2003
Masters Tuition Scholarship
Sponsor: University of Chicago Department of Health Studies

1999 - 1999
Outstanding Resident Teacher Award
Sponsor: University of Chicago Medical Center

1997 - 1997
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society - Junior Year
Sponsor: Jefferson Medical College
Location: Jefferson Medical College

1996 - 1996
Pharmacology Prize for highest course grade in class
Sponsor: Jefferson Medical College
Location: Jefferson Medical College

1996 - 1996
Pathology Prize for grade in top 5% of class
Sponsor: Jefferson Medical College
Location: Jefferson Medical College

1995 - 1995
Biochemistry Prize for grade in top 5% of class
Sponsor: Jefferson Medical College
Location: Jefferson Medical College

1994 - 1994
Graduate summa cum laude
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State University
Location: Pennsylvania State University

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Publications

Journal Articles

6/22/2018
Mohile SG, Dale W, Somerfield MR, Hurria A. "Practical Assessment and Management of Vulnerabilities in Older Patients Receiving Chemotherapy: ASCO Guideline for Geriatric Oncology Summary." Journal of oncology practice. 2018 Jun 22; :JOP1800180. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

6/5/2018
Lowenstein LM, Volk RJ, Street R, Flannery M, Magnuson A, Epstein R, Mohile SG. "Communication about geriatric assessment domains in advanced cancer settings: "Missed opportunities"." Journal of geriatric oncology.. 2018 Jun 5; Epub 2018 Jun 05.

6/4/2018
Whitman A, DeGregory K, Morris A, Mohile S, Ramsdale E. "Pharmacist-led medication assessment and deprescribing intervention for older adults with cancer and polypharmacy: a pilot study." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.. 2018 Jun 4; Epub 2018 Jun 04.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Oncology
Book Title: Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine
Author List: Magnuson A, Mohile S.
Edited By: Medina-Walpole A, Pacala JT, Potter JF
Published By: American Geriatrics Society2017 in NY

2016
Chapter Title: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine
Book Title: Geriatrics Review Syllabus
Author List: Magnuson, A; Mohile, S
Edited By: Medina-Walpole, A; Pacala, JT; Potter, JF
Published By: American Geriatrics Society2016 in NY

2015
Chapter Title: Ageing and Cancer
Book Title: Routledge International Handbook on Positive Ageing
Author List: Lycke M, Pottel L, Boterberg T, Mohile SG, Braine E, Debruyne P.
Published By: University of Greenwich2015

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