Laura Esserman Named to TIME 100 List of Most Influential People in the World
UCSF News reports on Time magazine's selection of Laura Esserman, MD, MBA, to the 2016 TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Dr. Esserman is Professor of Surgery and Radiology, and Director of the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center at UCSF.
Esserman has been at the forefront of efforts to change the delivery of breast cancer services as well as information systems used to support both research and patient care.
Esserman is now a professor of Surgery and Radiology at UCSF and a faculty member of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is also a practicing surgeon and breast cancer oncology specialist at the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center where she has also held the position of director since 1996.
Innovative Approaches to Battling Breast Cancer
At UCSF, Esserman has worked in the clinic, in research, and with interdisciplinary teams of clinicians and researchers. The result of her work has been a cross-disciplinary approach to battling breast cancer, including the best care for patients and the best platform to integrate translational research into breast cancer care.