Melissa Mazor

Melissa Mazor, PhD, MS, RN

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine

Research Topics:

Cancer, Palliative Care

Dr. Mazor is an Instructor and T32 Cancer Prevention and Control Fellow in the Division of General Internal Medicine. Her research investigates cancer survivorship and early palliative care in vulnerable populations. She has a particular interest in developing and implementing culturally sensitive, community-based interventions to mitigate poor psychosocial outcomes in black and Latinx women with advanced breast cancer.

She is an experienced oncology nurse who is committed to improving quality of life in cancer patients and family caregivers. She has served as an investigator of several studies examining social determinants of symptom distress in female cancer survivors and implementation of clinical-community linkage models.


MS, University of California

PhD, University of California