Organizing Committee

Mylin A. Torres, MD

Conference Co-Chair

Director of the Glenn Family Breast Center

Louisa and Rand Glenn Family Chair in Breast Cancer Research

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

Winship Cancer Institute

Emory University School of Medicine

 

Dr. Mylin Torres is a board-certified radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of breast cancer. She is currently the Director of the Glenn Family Breast Center and holds the Louisa and Rand Glenn Family Chair in Breast Cancer Research.  Her research program is dedicated to understanding the biology underlying treatment-related side effects, including chronic inflammation and cancer-related fatigue, and to developing interventions which will improve the life quality of breast cancer survivors.

 

Dr. Torres has written and co-authored a number of publications and abstracts. She has received highly competitive grants from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), Winship Cancer Institute, and Susan G. Komen to support her research on the detection and treatment of breast cancer therapy-induced toxicities. For her outstanding care of patients, Dr. Torres was awarded the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Healthcare Heroes Rising Star and the Winship Cancer Institute Above and Beyond Award.

 

Dr. Torres graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She then went on to receive her medical degree from Stanford University before completing her training in radiation oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Torres is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine.