Joyce O'Shaughnessy, M.D.
Joyce A. O’Shaughnessy, M.D. specializes in medical oncology with board certification in both internal medicine as well as medical oncology. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in medical oncology. Dr. O’Shaughnessy focuses on breast cancer prevention and treatment. She is Co-Chair of Breast Cancer Research and Chair of Breast Cancer Prevention Research at Baylor-Sammons Cancer Center and for The US Oncology Network and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for US Oncology Research Network.
Background / Education:
Dr. O’Shaughnessy received her M.D. from Yale University Medical School. Her internship and residency in internal medicine were completed at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1985. She concluded a fellowship in medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute in 1987 and was a Senior Investigator there until 1995.
Memberships / Honors / Awards:
Member, American Association for Cancer Research; American Society of Clinical Oncology; American Medical Women’s Association; American Medical Association; American College of Physicians; and Women in Cancer Research. Associate Editor, Clinical Breast Cancer Journal; founder, The School of Breast Oncology. In 2009 D Magazine elected Dr. O’Shaughnessy as one of the best hematology oncologists in Dallas, Texas.