Edith Perez

Edith Perez

VP and Head of USMA BioOncology
Genentech, A Member of the Roche Group

Vice President and Head of U.S. BioOncology Medical Unit, Genentech Director of Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Translational Genomics Program Physician of Impact Award

Dr. Edith Perez is the Vice President and Head of Genentech’s U.S. Medical Affairs BioOncology Medical Unit where she provides strategic medical and scientific leadership for excellence in medical launch readiness while strengthening engagement with external stakeholders to build meaningful collaborations. She is also the Director of the Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Translational Genomics Program and a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Medical School.

Edith earned her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, with her residency at the Loma Linda University Medical Center in California. She served as general internist in the Division of National Health Services Corps and as a fellow in Hematology/Oncology at Martinez Veterans’ Administration Medical Center. Dr. Perez is board certified in internal medicine, internal medicine – medical oncology and internal medicine – hematology.

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