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Jill Lacy, MD

Medical Oncology
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Patient type treated
Adult
Accepting new patients
Yes
Referral required
From patients or physicians
Board Certified in
Internal Medicine

Biography

Dr. Jill Lacy is Professor of Medicine in the Section of Medical Oncology at Yale School of Medicine with over 20 years of experience as a practicing Medical Oncologist. Dr. Lacy graduated from Yale School of Medicine in 1978, completed training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at Yale, and is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Lacy's early career was focused on clinical and basic research related to Epstein Barr virus-mediated oncogenesis and HIV-associated malignancies during the height of the AIDS epidemic. In recent years, Dr. Lacy's clinical practice has been devoted to caring for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies, brain tumors, and HIV-associated malignancies. Her current research is focused on therapeutic clinical trials in GI malignancies, including gastroesophageal, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers. She is the principle investigator on a number of investigator-initiated, pharmaceutical, and cooperative group studies. Dr. Lacy is actively involved in education as Director of the Medical Oncology-Hematology Fellowship at Yale. She has served on national committees focused on optimizing the education of Medical Oncology trainees and recruiting minority students to careers in Oncology.

Titles

  • Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (1985)
  • Resident
    Yale University School of Medicine (1982)
  • MD
    Yale University (1978)

Additional Information

  • Smilow Cancer Hospital Gastrointestinal Cancers Program
    Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center - North Haven
    6 Devine Street, Fl 1
    North Haven, CT, 06473