Ruth Oratz, MD
Ruth Oratz, MD, is director of clinical research resources for the Kaplan
Cancer Center and is associate professor of Clinical Medicine at the New York
University School of Medicine. She graduated from Radcliffe College, Harvard
University, and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and did her
postgraduate training at New York University School of Medicine.
Oratz is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology, focusing
her clinical practice and research in the areas of breast cancer and malignant
melanoma. She is studying the prevention of breast cancer in high-risk women
and recently contributed to a new textbook on breast cancer. She frequently
lectures to the public through the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Education series
and to physicians in the New York area.
Oratz serves on the Institutional Board of Research Associates and is
chairperson of the Tisch Hospital Ethics Committee.