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

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.