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Heather B. Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

Heather Neuman MD, MS, FACS is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Surgery Section of Breast/Melanoma at the University of Wisconsin. She earned her BS with Honors from the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse, and then she attended the University Pittsburgh School of Medicine for her Medical Degree. Her residency was completed at the University of North Carolina, where she served as the Administrative Chief Resident. She obtained a Master’s degree in Health Services Research at Weill Cornell Graduate School before completing her clinical surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Neuman’s research focuses on patient-oriented clinical outcomes including patient decision-making, quality of life and survivorship. Her primary research uses mixed methods to improve the quality and efficiency of breast cancer follow-up provided to breast cancer survivors. Secondary research interests include the use of decision aids to improve patient decision-making surrounding breast cancer surgery. Additionally, she is the principle investigator for a number of surgical clinical trials focused on melanoma.

Dr. Neuman’s Faculty Profile

Grant Funding

  • “Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health Scholar Factors Influencing Follow-up Care for Breast Cancer Survivors”
    • NIH K12 HD055894
    • Monetary amount: $234,064

Research Team

  • Jennifer Tucholka

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