Elias Obeid, MD, MPH

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Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497

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Clinical Genetics

Attending Physician,
Breast Cancer
Assistant Professor,
Breast, Ovarian, and Prostate Cancer Risk

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2012 Hematology Board Eligible;
2012 Medical Oncology Board Eligible;
2009 Illinois, Medical License

Medical Education

Essentials in Patient-Oriented Research I: Clinical Research Implementation
Essentials in Patient-Oriented Research II: Statistical Methods in Clinical Research, 2013;
Intensive Course in Comprehensive Cancer Risk Assessment, City of Hope, Los Angeles, CA, 2011-2012;
MA, Public Health, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2006-2010;
MD, American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon, 1996-2000



Residency, Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Hospital of Saint Raphael, Major Affiliate Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2001-2004


Clinical Fellow, Section of Hematology/Oncology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 2009-2012;
Research Fellow, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Olopade Lab, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2012

Honors and Awards

2012 The Abbott-Gonzalez Research Fellow Award, University of Chicago;
2008 American College of Physicians - Connecticut (ACP-CT) Award for Volunteerism/Judge Research Awards;
2008 1st Annual Award: Service for Mission, Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT

Professional Societies

American College of Physicians (Fellow); 
Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi;
American Society of Clinical Oncology;
American Society of Hematology;
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

Research Interests

. Genetic predisposition to breast cancer and ovarian cancer
. Genetic predisposition to prostate cancer
. Breast cancer: novel therapeutic interventions to improve outcomes for women with breast cancer and understanding the biology of the disease