Co-Investigator | Washington University in St. Louis
Julie Margenthaler, MD is a Professor of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine and the Director of the Joann Knight Breast Health Center. She has undergone fellowship training in breast diseases and breast surgical procedures with specific training and expertise in key research areas for this application. One of her clinical and research areas of interest has been in the investigation of breast cancer outcomes using large epidemiological databases. As PI or co-investigator, she has been collaborating with epidemiologists to investigate breast cancer outcomes for a variety of relevant clinical scenarios, including investigating disparities across underserved groups. She has successfully administered the projects (e.g. staffing, research protections, budget), collaborated with other researchers, and produced several peer-reviewed publications from each project. Dr. Margenthaler will facilitate recruitment in the Joann Knight Breast Health Center and will work with Dr. Politi on dissemination of findings in the St. Louis region.