This website was created by Larissa Nekhlyudov, MD, MPH. Dr. Nekhlyudov is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is a general internist at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital. She is Clinical Director, Internal Medicine for Cancer Survivors at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute where she offers clinical care for long-term survivors of childhood and adult cancers. Dr. Nekhlyudov has focused her academic career on improving the care of cancer survivors by raising awareness of survivorship in primary care settings and educating primary care and oncology providers about the needs of this growing patient population. Dr. Nekhlyudov has been at the forefront of the field of cancer survivorship by leading and participating in the development of survivorship care policies and clinical guidelines, educational programs and research. Her publications (including journal articles, book chapters and two books) and educational programs have promoted awareness among health care providers about the ongoing needs of patients across the cancer care continuum. Throughout her career, Dr. Nekhlyudov has been dedicated to teaching and education of students, residents, fellows and faculty. She has been committed to empowering cancer survivors and caregivers through educational programs.
Dr. Nekhlyudov received her BA degree in Biology from Brandeis University and her MD from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She trained at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Program. Dr. Nekhlyudov pursued health services research training through the Harvard Faculty Development Fellowship Program and received a Masters of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. She has been on faculty at Harvard Medical School since 1999.