About Arti Hurria, M.D.

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Dr. Arti Hurria is a geriatrician and oncologist. She completed a geriatric fellowship in the Harvard Geriatric Fellowship Program, followed by a hematology-oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Hurria is the Director of the Center for Cancer and Aging at City of Hope. The overall goal of Dr. Hurria’s research program is to improve the care of older adults with cancer.
 
She is PI on a U13 grant in collaboration with the NIA and NCI to identify and develop research methodology that will lead to evidence-based recommendations to improve clinical care for older adults with cancer. She also serves as national PI on an R01 funded grant evaluating clinical and biological predictors of chemotherapy toxicity in older adults with breast cancer. These grants are executed in collaboration with members from the Cancer and Aging Research Group, which Dr. Hurria founded and leads.
 
Additionally, Dr. Hurria is multi-PI on a R01 funded study evaluating the cognitive function of long-term survivors of breast cancer and PI on a U13 grant which will focus on incorporating aging research across specialties and providing a forum to support the expanded pool of physician-scientists focused in aging research. Dr. Hurria is Chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Senior Adult Oncology Panel, Past President for the International Society of Geriatric Oncology, co-Vice Chair of the Alliance Cancer in the Elderly Committee, and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology. She is a recipient of the Paul Beeson Career Development Award in Aging Research and the American Society of Clinical Oncology-Association of Specialty Professors-Junior Development Award in Geriatric Oncology. In 2013, she received the ASCO B.J. Kennedy Award for Scientific Excellence in Geriatric Oncology. Her CV can be found here.