Melissa Mazor

Melissa Mazor, PhD, MS, RN

About Me

Dr. Mazor is Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Assistant Director of Community Outreach and Engagement for The Tisch Cancer Institute. Her research investigates cancer survivorship and early palliative care in vulnerable populations. She has a particular interest in developing and implementing culturally sensitive, community-based interventions to mitigate poor psychosocial outcomes in black and Latinx women with advanced breast cancer.

She is an experienced oncology nurse who is committed to improving quality of life in cancer patients and family caregivers. She has served as an investigator of several studies examining social determinants of symptom distress in female cancer survivors and implementation of clinical-community linkage models.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Research Topics

Cancer, Palliative Care