Don S. Dizon – Profile

Don S. Dizon MD, FACP is an academic medical oncologists specializing in breast and gynecologic malignancies, sexuality and intimacy in cancer survivors, and cancer survivorship. He is an Assistant in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Associate Professor of Obstetrics-Gynecology and Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He currently sees patients at the Gillette Center for Gynecologic Oncology and the Oncology Sexual Health Clinic for women at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. He serves editorial positions, including as Deputy Editor of Oncology, Cancer Survivorship, and Palliative Care at UpToDate? and as the Editor of the Education Book for the ASCO Annual Meeting.

Undergraduate: Dizon received was an undergraduate at the University of Portland, (1987-1988) and the University of Rochester, BA, Biology, 1989-1991. Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry MD (1991-1995). Post Graduate Training: Internship Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, Department of Internal Medicine, 1995-1996.; Residency Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, Department of Internal Medicine, 1997-1998;  Fellowship Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY, Department of Medicine, Section of Medical Oncology, 1999-2001; Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, NY, Department of Medicine. 1999-2001

Dizon’s educational objectives are to provide a wide exposure into the complex practice of medical oncology, specifically as it relates to women with cancer. He provide in depth experiences to medical students, residents, and fellows which draws heavily on the clinical care of women with cancer. A large part of his mission is to educate trainees about chemotherapy, its toxicities, and management as well as on issues related to delivering bad news and end of life.

Academic Appointments: Yale University School of Medicine Clinician-Educator, Primary Care Program, July 1998-June 1999; Weill Medical College of Cornell University Instructor in Medicine, October 2001-September 2003; The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, October 2003-July 31, 2004; Assistant Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Medicine, August 1, 2004-May 2010;  Associate Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Medicine, June 2010

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Awards/Recognitions: Professional/Technical Award, University of Guam, 1991-1995; Career Development Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2002; Robert M Barg Memorial Achievement Award, Today’s Caregivers Magazine, 2006

Affiliations: American College of Physicians;  American Society of Clinical Oncology; American Association for Cancer Research; Society of Gynecologic Oncologists; International Gynecologic Cancer Society; International Society of Sexuality and Cancer; National Consortium of Breast Centers; European Society of Medical Oncology

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