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Research Interests

Dr. Sanghavi Goel has been on faculty at Northwestern since 2004, following her Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and her Fellowship in General Medicine at the combined Harvard General Medicine Program.

Dr. Sanghavi Goel has a long-standing interest in improving care among diverse patient populations. She conducts research using novel technology to improve health, especially breast health, in traditionally underserved populations. She also leads the Health Equity and Advocacy curriculum at the Feinberg School of Medicine and serves as Director of the combined MD/MPH Program.

Dr. Sanghavi Goel provides comprehensive primary care, emphasizing prevention and chronic disease management. She has considerable experience caring for patients currently or previously undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Her style of practice is to develop longitudinal patient-physician relationships that promote compassionate, evidence-based, patient-centered care.

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2001Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, Harvard University

… → 2004

MD, UMDNJ--New Jersey Medical School

… → 1998

Research interests

  • Breast Cancer
  • Health Services Research
  • Information Systems
  • Internal Medicine / General Medicine
  • Patient Communications
  • Public Health

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Grants 2007 2020

Research Output 2003 2017

  • 1101 Citations
  • 12 Article
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Review article
2 Citations (Scopus)

Screening for Recurrence and Secondary Cancers

Simard, J. L., Kircher, S. M., Didwania, A. & Goel, M., Nov 1 2017, In : Medical Clinics of North America. 101, 6, p. 1167-1180 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hereditary Neoplastic Syndromes
Primary Health Care
6 Citations (Scopus)
Referral and Consultation
Patient Participation
Community Health Centers
1 Citation (Scopus)
58 Citations (Scopus)
Health Literacy
Vital Statistics
Vital Signs
3 Citations (Scopus)

It's Not All about Breast Density: Risk Matters

Dolan, N. & Goel, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 162, 10, p. 729-731 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Mass Screening
Early Detection of Cancer
Breast Neoplasms