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Ruth M. O'Regan, M.B.B.Ch., B.A.O.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 487-1700

Administrative: (585) 275-8538

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Cancer

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Ruth O’Regan, M.B.B.Ch., B.A.O., is the Chair of Medicine and Charles A. Dewey Professor at the University of Rochester. She additionally serves as Physician-in-Chief of Strong Memorial Hospital and as Associate Director of Education and Mentoring at the Wilmot Cancer Institute at University of Rochester.

She previously was Division Chief of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care in the Department of Medicine and as Deputy Director at the Carbone Cancer Center at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH). She served as Chief Scientific officer of the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium guiding the research and scientific mission of the consortium and as Vice-Chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Board of Directors. Prior to joining the faculty at UWSMPH she was Director of the Glenn Family Breast Cancer Program at the Winship Cancer Institute and as Vice-Chair for Education and Director of the Hematology Oncology Fellowship program in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University. She additionally served as Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Dr. O’Regan earned her Medical Degree from University College, Dublin, Ireland and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin and her Hematology/Oncology fellowship at Northwestern University.
Her research program focuses on identifying mechanisms of resistance to breast-cancer therapies and on the development of new therapies with a specific focus on triple negative breast cancer.

Credentials

Specialties

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

Education

1988
MBCHB | Medical School, University College Dublin

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1998 - 06/30/1999
Residency in Internal Medicine at McGaw Medical Center

07/01/1995 - 06/30/1998
Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at McGaw Medical Center

07/01/1994 - 06/30/1995
Internship in Internal Medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship in Oncology at Mater Misericordiae Hospital

07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Internal Medicine at Meath General Hospital

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1991
Residency in Internal Medicine at Mater Misericordiae Hospital

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Publications

Journal Articles

10/2020
Dudek AZ, Liu LC, Fischer JH, Wiley EL, Sachdev JC, Bleeker J, Hurley RW, Tonetti DA, Thatcher GRJ, Venuti RP, O'Regan RM. "Phase 1 study of TTC-352 in patients with metastatic breast cancer progressing on endocrine and CDK4/6 inhibitor therapy." Breast cancer research and treatment.. 2020 Oct 0; 183(3):617-627. Epub 2020 Jul 22.

10/2020
Zhao J, Meisel J, Guo Y, Nahta R, Hsieh KL, Peng L, Wei Z, O'Regan R, Li X. "Evaluation of PD-L1, tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, and CD8+?and FOXP3+?immune cells in HER2-positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant therapies." Breast cancer research and treatment.. 2020 Oct 0; 183(3):599-606. Epub 2020 Jul 26.

9/30/2020
Anthony L, Atweh G, Bhatia R, Carey LA, Chang JC, Edelman MJ, Kantoff PW, Markham MJ, Messersmith W, Nelson EL, Oettel K, O'Regan R, Verschraegen CF, Vose JM. "Benchmarks for Academic Oncology Faculty." . 2020 Sep 30; :OP2000020. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

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