Dr. Priyanka Sharma is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center and assistant director of clinical research and co-program leader for the Drug Discovery, Delivery & Experimental Therapeutics program at the University of Kansas Cancer Center. She is the institutional principal investigator for South West Oncology Group (SWOG) and co-PI for MCA-KUCC NCORP grant.
Dr. Sharma received her medical degree from MS University of Baroda, India and proceeded to complete Internal Medicine residency, chief residency, and Hematology-Oncology fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Her research interests include clinical and translational research in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) and novel treatment strategies for metastatic breast cancer.
Dr. Sharma is recipient of several grants including American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Advanced Clinical Research Award, Mary-Kay Foundation grant and is principle investigator of several ongoing clinical trials with targeted agents.
Dr. Sharma is Vice-Chair of the South West Oncology Group (SWOG) Breast Committee, member of SWOG Board of Governors and member of NCI breast cancer steering committee.