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Cynthia Owusu, MD, MSc

Cynthia Owusu, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Hematology and Oncology 216.844.7670 (o) 216.844.5234 (f)

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A renowned expert in geriatric oncology, Dr. Owusu is currently the Principal Investigator on a $2.8 M research grant awarded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Disparities. This study will examine the impact of physical activity on functional status, body composition and biomarkers of breast cancer prognosis among African American and socially disadvantaged breast cancer survivors. Her current clinical research efforts aim to increase functional status and participation of older women in clinical trials to potentially improve breast cancer outcomes in this population.