Dr. Duaa Al-Rawi completed her PhD in the laboratory of Michael Yaffe at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer research where she studied the biochemical function of BRCT domains. Her experience at the Koch Institute crystallized her desire to care for cancer patients and she transitioned to medical school at Stanford University after completing her PhD. She remained at Stanford for her Internal Medicine Residency and started Medical Oncology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in 2020. Her clinical focus is gynecologic malignancies where she is mentored by Dr. Carol Aghajanian. Her research is focused on modeling and detecting early invasive ovarian cancer; she is jointly mentored by Dr. Sohrab Shah and Dr. Samuel Bakhoum. Dr. Al-Rawi is passionate about improving clinical outcomes of ovarian cancer through improved cell biologic understanding of the early drivers of ovarian cancer development.