Vered Stearns, MD Assistant Professor of Oncology Originally from Israel, Dr. Stearns completed a B.S. equivalent at Tel-Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine in 1989.After relocating to the United States, she completed her medical school training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where she received her M.D. in 1992.Dr. Stearns
Internal Medicine residency at Georgetown University Medical Center
in Washington, DC in 1995.She
subsequently completed a two-year Fellowship in Medical Oncology at Georgetown University and the Lombardi Cancer Center
.Dr. Stearns then conducted translational breast cancer research at Lombardi at first as a research fellow and then as an Instructor in Medicine and Oncology.Dr. Stearns was an Assistant Professor at the Lombardi Cancer Center at the Georgetown University in Washington, DC from 2000-2001 and an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from 2001-2002 at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Stearns's
long term research goal is to improve upon current practices by individualizing therapies for breast cancer.Her
work also focuses on improving the quality of life of women who have survived the disease.She recently joined the faculty at the Breast Cancer Research Program at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins as an Assistant Professor of Oncology and plans to continue and expand upon her work.She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research.