Kathryn J. Ruddy, M.D.

  1. Oncologist

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Kathryn J. Ruddy is a medical oncologist who sees patients with breast cancer. She has particular expertise in:

  • Premenopausal breast cancer
  • Male breast cancer
  • Survivorship issues including fertility preservation
  • Management of side effects of treatment

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Ruddy co-leads the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Symptom Control/Survivorship Cross-Disciplinary Group, and she is active in research focused on prediction and prevention of toxicity in patients with cancer, and patient-reported outcomes during and after cancer treatment. She mentors residents and fellows, speaks at national meetings, and publishes in high-impact scientific journals.

  1. Cancer survivorship program
  2. Cancer treatment
  • Breast cancer
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Long-term and late toxicities of cancer therapy (including infertility)
  • Breast cancer in young women
  • Breast cancer in men
  1. 2009
    Fellow - Medical Oncology and HematologyDana-Farber Cancer Institute
  2. 2008
    MPH - Clinical EffectivenessHarvard School of Public Health
  3. 2006
    Resident - Internal MedicineMassachusetts General Hospital
  4. 2003
    MD - MedicineUniversity of Pennsylvania
  5. 1999
    AB - Summa Cum Laude, Psychology and Biology(cognitive neuroscience)Harvard College

Certifications

  1. 2009
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Physician of the YearCancerCare
  2. 2003
    Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  3. 1999
    Gamble ScholarUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  4. 1998
    Phi Beta KappaHarvard College

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Member, Women's Cancer ProgramMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  2. 2021 - present
    Chair of Patient and Community Education SubcommitteeMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  3. 2021 - present
    Health Equity and Outcomes Committee MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  4. 2021
    ChairCharité Mayo Conference
  5. 2021 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Preventative Oncology
  6. 2021 - present
    Special expertNCI Breast Cancer Steering Committee
  7. 2021 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  8. 2020
    Academic PanelistCardiology Oncology Innovation Network (COIN)
  9. 2020 - present
    MCCC Transformation Workstream MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  10. 2020 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  11. 2020 - present
    LeaderCancer Patient Education Center Internal Advisory Group
  12. 2020 - present
    Vice Chair of Neuro complications committeeMultinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  13. 2020 - 2023
    Cancer Survivorship Committee MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  14. 2020 - present
    Breast Cancer Advisory Group MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  15. 2020 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic International
  16. 2020 - present
    MemberMoonshot Team
  17. 2020 - present
    Co-Leader of Population Sciences ProgramMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  18. 2020 - present
    Search Committee Member of Population Science ProgramMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  19. 2019
    Expert PanelistSan Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)
  20. 2019 - 2020
    Leadership Development Program MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  21. 2019 - present
    LeaderMayo Clinic Breast eTumor Board
  22. 2018
    MentorSan Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)
  23. 2018 - 2020
    Expert PanelistAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  24. 2018 - present
    Breast eTumor ChairMayo Clinic eBoard
  25. 2017
    Expert PanelistFood and Drug Administration (FDA)
  26. 2017 - 2019
    Member of Patient Engagement WorkgroupMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  27. 2017
    Co-LeaderCancer Control Disease-Oriented Group
  28. 2017 - present
    Leader of Symptom Control and Survivorship Cross-Disciplinary GroupMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  29. 2016
    MentorSan Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)
  30. 2016 - present
    Member Education Committee/IMP Education CommitteeMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  31. 2016 - present
    Invited MemberYoung Survival Coalition
  32. 2016 - 2020
    LeadTranslational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC)
  33. 2016 - 2017
    MemberMinnesota Cancer Alliance
  34. 2016 - 2018
    MemberDepartment of Medical Oncology
  35. 2016 - 2017
    Co-Leader of Survivorship Standards CouncilMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  36. 2016 - present
    Co-Leader Questionnaires and Patient Reported Outcomes Working GroupDepartment of Oncology
  37. 2015 - present
    Advisory Panel MemberPsychosocial Oncology, Cancer.net, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  38. 2015
    Program DirectorCardio-Oncology Program
  39. 2015
    Co-authorBreast Specialty Council Workgroup
  40. 2015 - 2017
    ChairAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  41. 2015 - 2016
    MemberCenter for the Science of Health Care Delivery
  42. 2015 - present
    Advisory PanelistPsychosocial Oncology
  43. 2014 - present
    MemberMultinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  44. 2014 - present
    Vice ChairAlliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  45. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  46. 2014 - present
    MemberNational Comprehensive Cancer Network
  47. 2014 - present
    MemberNational Comprehensive Cancer Network
  48. 2013 - 2016
    MemberCancer Control Disease-Oriented Group
  49. 2013 - present
    Executive Committee MemberBreast Disease Registry
  50. 2013 - present
    InterviewerDepartment of Internal Medicine
  51. 2013 - present
    InterviewerHarvard College
  52. 2013 - present
    Co-ChairEORTC 10085 Male Breast Cancer QoL Working Group
  53. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Women's Association
  54. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Breast Disease
  55. 2012
    Project OfficerBrigham and Women's Hospital
  56. 2011 - 2013
    ASCO RepresentativeAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons
  57. 2011
    FacilitatorBrigham and Women's Hospital
  58. 2011
    RepresentativeAmerican Association for Cancer Research & American Society of Clinical Oncology
  59. 2011 - present
    MemberCancer and Leukemia Group B Foundation
  60. 2010 - present
    MemberCancer and Leukemia Group B Foundation
  61. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  62. 2006 - 2010
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  63. 2005 - 2006
    MemberEducation at MGH(ECOTE), Massachusetts General Hospital
  64. 2004 - 2005
    MemberEducation at MGH(ECOTE), Massachusetts General Hospital

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.