Name: Karen Fitz
Dr. Ajay Prakash is a medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal malignancies. His research is focused on understanding the relationship between the tumor microenvironment, prognosis, and treatment response, with a specific focus on the role of the microbiome in this process. A better understanding of the microbiome, the community of organisms that reside in most human tissues, may allow us to better tailor treatments and offer patient specific guidance on cancer prevention. Clinically, Dr. Prakash is committed to healthcare equity and the delivery of high-quality, academic medicine to historically underserved communities.
- Gastrointestinal Malignancies
- Tumor Immunology
- Healthcare Disparities
Solid Tumor Oncology
Gastrointestinal Malignancies; Healthcare Equity