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Georgina Whelan, MRSP Fellow, ITEB

Georgina Whelan, B.S.

NIH Medical Research Scholars Program Fellow

NCI Shady Grove | Room 7E236


Georgina Whelan, B.S., joined DCEG as an NIH Medical Research Scholars Program Fellow in the Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch (ITEB) in July 2022. She earned a B.S. in biochemistry and nutrition at the University of Miama, Coral Gables, Florida in 2018. Ms. Whelan is currently attending the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, a program of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Ohio, where she is expected to graduate in 2024 with an M.D. and an M.S. in clinical research skills from Case Western Reserve University.

In ITEB, Ms. Whelan is studying the risk of thoracic soft tissue sarcoma among older breast cancer survivors associated with cancer treatment, history of cardiovascular disease, and cardiovascular risk factors. Her mentors are Gretchen Gierach, Ph.D., M.P.H., Branch Director, ITEB and senior investigator, and Jacqueline Vo, Ph.D., R.N., M.P.H., assistant clinical investigator and research fellow.