Jennifer Jane Griggs MD

Professor, Medical Oncology
Medical Oncology
Clinical Interests:

Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cancer in Obese Patients

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U of M Internal Medicine Oncology

Cancer Center Floor 1
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5916
Ann Arbor


Medical School or Training

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, 1990


  • University of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine, NY, 1994


  • Hematology/Medical Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Memorial Hospital, 1997

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow American College of Physicians

Board Certification

  • Medical Oncology


Dr. Griggs research program addresses the quality of cancer care, optimal cancer care in obese patients, and patient-physician communication and decision-making.


Dr. Jennifer Griggs received a bachelor's degree in biology and English at Mount Holyoke College and her medical degree from State University of New York at Buffalo. After finishing a residency in internal medicine and serving as chief resident at the University of Rochester, she completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology and a second fellowship in health services research. Dr. Griggs also obtained a master of public health degree from the University of Rochester and then joined the university's faculty for seven years, serving as director of the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program. Dr. Griggs has a research program focusing on issues facing breast cancer survivors, patient-physician communication and quality of cancer care.