Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH is talking to a patient whose back is turned to the camera
Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

WATCH: Hwang Honored as Distinguished Faculty


The above video was produced by Jim Rogalski, Duke University School of Medicine 

On November 9, E. Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH, was honored by the Duke Medical Alumni Association with a 2023 Distinguished Faculty Award.

Hwang, an accomplished breast surgical oncologist and research scientist, is director of the Breast Cancer Disease Group at Duke Cancer Institute, vice chair of Research in the Department of Surgery, The Mary and Deryl Hart Distinguished Professor of Surgery, and a professor in the Department of Radiology.

Hwang joined Duke a decade ago after an impressive career at the University of California, San Francisco.

In 2016, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people for her work in re-framing the problem of pre-invasive breast cancer. Her work continues on this front and she remains a national leader in this area of breast cancer research and treatment.

This page was reviewed on 12/01/2023