Dr. Laila Gharzai was a CBSSM Research Fellow, 2019-2020.
Laila Gharzai is a current fourth-year resident in Radiation Oncology at the University of Michigan. She obtained her MD from the University of Nebraska, and a Master of Finance at Duisenberg School of Finance in the Netherlands. Dr. Gharzai completed a CBSSM research fellowship in Decision Sciences from July 2019-June 2020 as part of her training. Her scholarly work focuses on financial toxicity in cancer care and its impacts on decision-making by patients and physicians. Additional areas of interest include reduction of over-utilization of medical resources in the surveillance of good-prognosis cancers after treatment, clinical ethics, and clinical research.