Mary "Nora" L. Disis M.D.

Mary "Nora" L. Disis M.D.

Bio

Dr. Disis is a UW professor of medicine in oncology and associate dean of translational science in the UW School of Medicine. She directs the Institute of…

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Patient Care Philosophy

"Patients and physicians must work as partners in the process of improving health, especially in the field of oncology. All aspects of clinical care as well as cutting-edge research must be brought to the table to improve outcomes for cancer patients."

Personal Interests

Reading, cooking and biking.

Clinical Interests

Vaccines and immunotherapy for cancer, specifically breast cancer vaccines.  Research on role of human immune system in battling cancer.

Education

  • InstitutionCredentialYear
  • Univ. of NebraskaMedical education1986
  • Univ. of Illinois College of MedicineInternship
  • Univ. of Illinois College of MedicineResidency
  • Univ. of Illinois College of MedicineResidency
  • UW - Dept. of Medical OncologyFellowship

Board Certifications

  • CertificationSpecialtyYear
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology1997
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine1989
Dr. Disis is a UW professor of medicine in oncology and associate dean of translational science in the UW School of Medicine. She directs the Institute of Translational Health Science and the Center for Translational Medicine in Women's Health.