Dr. Nekhlyudov is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School as well as a Medical Director and practicing internist at the Brigham & Women's Hospital Primary Care Associates, Longwood. Prior to moving to the Brigham & Women's Hospital in 2015, she spent over 15 years as a primary care physician at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. Dr. Nekhlyudov's research spans across the spectrum of breast cancer and aims to improve women's decision making and quality of life. She is particularly interested in improving the care of cancer survivors and the interplay between primary care and oncology care. She developed a website offering cancer survivorship resources to primary care providers - www.cancerpcp.org.
Dr. Nekhlyudov has published numerous original manuscripts in leading cancer and general medicine journals. She has a number of local and national leadership roles. She currently serves as the Director of Cancer Research in the Department of Population Medicine and was the Director of the National Cancer Institute-funded Community Practice Research Core at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center for over 13 years. Dr. Nekhlyudov is the Clinical Director, Internal Medicine for Cancer Survivors at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, offering clinical consultations for long term cancer survivors at the David B. Perini Quality of Life Clinic. She is an active member of the Society of General Internal Medicine, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and served on the Institute of Medicine committee focusing on improving the quality of cancer care. Dr. Nekhlyudov is on the Advisory Board of the Massachusetts Cancer Registry. She teaches at Harvard Medical School and served as a continuity clinic preceptor in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Residency Program in Primary Care and Population Medicine. Dr. Nekhlyudov received the 2014 Saul Horowitz, Jr. Memorial Award from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine recognizing her distinguished contributions to cancer health services research and clinical care for cancer survivors. In 2015, she was elected as Fellow of the American College of Physicians.