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

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.