Judy C. Boughey, MD, is Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, vice chair for research in the Department of Surgery, medical director of the Surgical Clinical Research Office and program director of the Breast Surgery Fellowship. She is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and Education Committee chair for the American College of Surgeons Clinical Research Program.
Dr. Boughey obtained her B.A. and M.A. degrees in physiology, and M.B., BChir degree at the University of Cambridge. She completed a general surgery residency at the University of South Carolina and fellowship in breast surgical oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Dr. Boughey is a passionate researcher and has led multiple national clinical trials funded by National Cancer Institute; ACOSOG Z1071 evaluating SLN surgery in patients with node-positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy, ACOSOG Z11102 evaluating breast conservation in women with multiple ipsilateral breast tumors and ALLIANCE A11202 comparing axillary dissection to axillary radiation for patients with node-positive disease after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Dr. Boughey is author of over 245 peer-reviewed papers as well as 23 book chapters. She is chair of the Education Committee for the American College of Surgeons Clinical Research Program and on the program committee of Society of Surgical Oncology.