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Assistant Professor of Medicine Co-Director, Comprehensive Cancer Risk and Prevention Program

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Jane E. Churpek, MD
Jane E. Churpek, MD, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of hematologic malignancies and diseases of the bone marrow, including low blood counts, myelodysplastic syndrome, leukemias and bone marrow failure. She also helps individuals and their families understand their risk of developing cancer and ways they can reduce these risks.

Dr. Churpek serves as the primary investigator on multiple studies designed to investigate the genes that may increase an individual's risk of developing cancer. By understanding these genetic factors, she aims to identify better therapies and ways to prevent cancer.

Dr. Churpek received a Young Investigator Award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in 2011 and a Young Investigator Award from the Cancer Research Foundation in 2012.

Medical Education

  • Medical College of Wisconsin


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2008

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English