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Jennifer Griggs, MD, MPH, FACP



Jennifer J. Griggs, MD, MPH, FACP, is a breast oncologist and a professor in the department of medicine in the division of hematology/oncology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Dr. Griggs conducts research on patient-provider communication, quality of care, medical reassurance and disparities in care among minorities, poor women and obese women with cancer. She has authored over 100 articles and book chapters.

Dr. Griggs has been honored with numerous teaching and community service awards. In 2004, she was the recipient of the University of Rochester Humanism in Medicine Award sponsored by the American Association of Medical Colleges. She has been recognized as being among the Best Doctors in America, was honored with the Compassionate Doctor Recognition, and has won the Patients’ Choice Award.

Dr. Griggs’ research program, which has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the Department of Defense, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, focuses on improving the quality of breast cancer care and on care of breast cancer survivors. She recently started working in Haiti to understand the role of social isolation, social networks, stress and resilience on the development of chronic disease among women.