Laura Esserman, MD, MBA, is Professor of Surgery and Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and director of the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center. Her work in breast cancer spans the spectrum from basic science to public policy issues, and the impact of both on the delivery of clinical care. Dr. Esserman is recognized as a thought leader in cancer screening and overdiagnosis, as well as innovative clinical trial design. (More)
In April 2016, she was named by TIME Magazine among the 100 most influential people in the world for her work in breast cancer research.