Jennifer Jane Griggs MD

Professor, Medical Oncology
Specialties: 
Medical Oncology
Clinical Interests:

Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cancer in Obese Patients

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Locations

U of M Internal Medicine Oncology

Cancer Center Floor 1
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5916
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-936-6000

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, 1990

Residency

  • University of Rochester, Internal Medicine, NY, 1994

Fellowship

  • Hematology/Medical Oncology, University of Rochester, 1997

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow American College of Physicians

Board Certification

  • Medical Oncology

Research

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

Biography

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.