Ruth O’Regan

Ruth O’Regan


Division Chief of Hematology and Oncology, Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Wisconsin

Dr. O’Regan is the Division Chief of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Associate Director for Clinical Research at the Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She previously was the Louisa and Rand Glenn Family Chair in Breast Cancer Research at Emory University, in addition to medical director at Glenn Family Breast Center of Emory University, and director of the Breast Cancer Translational Research Program at the Winship Cancer Institute.

Dr. O’Regan earned her Medical Degree from University College, Dublin, Ireland and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin and her Hematology/Oncology fellowship at Northwestern University.

Her research program focuses on identifying mechanisms of resistance to breast-cancer therapies and on the development of new therapies with a specific focus on triple negative breast cancer.