Allison Kurian is a leading medical oncologist with expertise in the area of clinical cancer genetics and epidemiology with a focus on women at high risk for developing breast cancers. She has collaborated with CanSORT investigators on multiple NCI-funded projects focused on breast and gynecologic cancers, cancer genetic risk assessment and cascade genetic testing of family members. Dr. Kurian is a Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Population Health at Stanford University School of Medicine. She is Associate Chief of the Stanford Division of Oncology and co-leads the Population Sciences Program at Stanford Cancer Institute. Dr. Kurian received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School, trained as a resident in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and completed her fellowship training in Medical Oncology along with a master’s degree in Epidemiology at Stanford University. As Director of the Stanford Women’s Clinical Cancer Genetics Program, her clinical practice centers on women at high risk for developing breast and gynecologic cancers. Dr. Kurian is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and a Susan G. Komen scholar. Her research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the California Breast Cancer Research Program, the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.