Dr. Michaela Higgins attended medical school at University College Dublin in her native Ireland. She completed her residency in Dublin and trained for two years as a fellow in Medical Oncology in Ireland before moving to the USA and completing a 3 year fellowship in Medical Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Higgins was awarded an American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award in 2009 and served as Chief Fellow in Medical Oncology during her last year at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Higgins currently serves as an Attending Physician with the Breast Cancer Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. She is the recipient of a 2012 Conquer Cancer Foundation Career Development Award.
Dr. Higgins' research focus is on the incorporation of novel agents to overcome resistance to standard therapies in breast cancer. She is Principal Investigator of several clinical trials being offered to breast cancer patients. Dr. Higgins' work is supported by a Department of the Defense Breast Cancer Post Doctoral Award.
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