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Patricia Robinson, MD

Patricia Robinson, MD, is an associate professor at the Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine and is a member of the division of hematology and oncology specializing in breast oncology. As a medical oncologist, she develops treatment plans; delivers chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and endocrine therapy for breast cancer patients in both the curative and metastatic setting as well as provides end of life care; and as eligible, enrolls patients on breast cancer clinical trials. Robinson graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in biology. She obtained her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Robinson completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Loyola University Medical Center. She continued her medical training at Fox Chase Cancer Center-Temple University and completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Robinson serves as the director of the Loyola University Medical Center cancer survivorship program. She also serves as the Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Stritch School of Medicine. Her current research projects include serving as principal investigator for a translational study examining genomic profiles as a prognosticator for breast cancer patients with metabolic syndrome; clinical investigator for a lifestyle intervention for women with metastatic breast cancer; recipient of the Conquer Cancer Foundation - Susan G Komen Foundation Bringing Quality Care Training to Komen’s African-American Health Equity initiative; recipient of the Hope Foundation for Cancer Research Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) Diversity Equity Inclusion career development award implementing a new system for developing, managing, and sharing SWOG cancer clinical trials that will increase participant diversity and improve health equity; as well as serve as a model in the National Cancer Institute's National Clinical Trials Network. Robinson has had numerous publications and abstracts presented at international medical meetings within the field of breast oncology. She has served as the principal investigator on numerous breast oncology clinical trials. She serves on several non for profit cancer advocacy boards. Robinson has served on national medical society committees including the American Society of Clinical Oncology and developed educational content for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Continuing Education Courses.