ITA Senior Scientist and Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Carrie Cunningham Lubitz, MD, MHP was named Section Head of Endocrine Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Lubitz has received a number of accolades for her work. She is the principal investigator of an NIH/NCI R-37 (R01-type merit award) award to examine the potential impact of new diagnostic technologies and personalized management strategies in patients with thyroid cancer using mathematical disease simulation modeling and an American Cancer Society Research Scholar Award to develop a patient-reported instrument to assess thyroid-cancer specific quality of life. She previously received a K07 NIH young-investigator award, a Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award, and an ATA/ThyCa Research Grant.
Dr. Lubitz is the president-elect of the Association for Academic Surgery (AAS). She has mentored numerous budding surgeons and researchers, and has published and presented widely, both nationally and internationally.