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Dana Zakalik, MD

Corporate Director of the Nancy and James Grosfeld Cancer Genetics Center and a Professor in the Oakland University William Beaumont Medical School. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Oncology.

Dr. Zakalik completed her undergraduate and Medical School studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she went on to do her residency and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine. She completed a Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco, where she became faculty and conducted NIH funded research in the area of gene regulation in cancer development. Dr.Zakalik was instrumental in developing a Cancer Genetics Program at Beaumont at a time when the understanding of Cancer Genetics was coming into the forefront of Oncology.

Dr. Zakalik came to Beaumont 17 years ago and is a core faculty member in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program. She is a member of the OUWB Medical School Admissions committee, and teaches in the Cancer Genetics curriculum . She serves on the Board of the Michigan Cancer Consortium where she has chaired the Cancer Genomics Committee and the Cancer Prevention Committee.

Portrait of Board of Directors member Dr. Dana Zakalik

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