Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, US
Prof Larissa Nekhlyudov is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, US and is a practicing primary care physician at the Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, US. She is also 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. Prof Nekhlyudov is particularly interested in improving the care of cancer survivors and the interplay between primary and oncology care. Her publications (including journal articles, book chapters and two books) as well as her broad-ranging educational programs have promoted global awareness among health care providers about the ongoing needs of cancer patients across the care continuum. Prof Nekhlyudov has been at the forefront of the field of cancer survivorship, nationally and internationally, by leading and participating in the development of policies, clinical guidelines, educational programs, and research.