Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, MACP
Professor and Vice Chair, Medical Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Chief, New Jersey Division, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Lopez is a board-certified medical oncologist who specializes in women’s cancers, integrative oncology, and cancer risk reducation.
Dr. Lopez earned her AB in Philosophy from Bryn Mawr College and her MD from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. She completed her Internal Medicine residency, earned her Master of Public Health (Health Policy and Administration), served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, and completed a General Medicine and a Hematology and Oncology fellowship at the University of Arizona. Dr. Lopez was awarded a Cancer Prevention and Etiology Fellowship (T32, NCI) to study immune factors in skin cancer prevention at the University of Arizona. Dr. Lopez also completed her fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona.
Dr. Lopez is a telemedicine pioneer as the founding Medical Director (1996-2015) of the Arizona Telemedicine Program. Dr. Lopez served as the first Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion (2015-2018) at University of Utah Health, during which time, she held a counterpart role at Huntsman Cancer Institute.
Dr. Lopez is a health services researcher who has been continuously extramurally funded since her fellowship. Her research focuses on health equity through novel treatment, prevention, and community-based participatory research approaches, explores the use of telecommunications technology to facilitate access to clinical care and health education, and assesses integrative approaches to care.
Dr. Lopez has served on the Board of the National Hispanic Medical Association, is Past Chair of the Health Equity Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and is President Emeritus of the American College of Physicians, the largest medical specialty society in the United States.
Dr. Lopez currently serves on the Board of the Society of Integrative Oncology, and on the Education Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology,
Dr. Lopez has published nearly 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and multiple book chapters.