Dr. Yehoda Martei
Dr. Martei is a Medical Oncologist in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) with clinical and research expertise in the management of breast cancer in resource-limited settings. Her research is focused on understanding implementation strategies for optimizing breast cancer care delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa and improving access to essential medicines for cancer treatment. Currently, she is leading research studies in Botswana to increase sustained availability of cancer medicines in Botswana, through a systematic methodology for chemotherapy forecasting. She is a global health scholar at the Penn Center for Global Health and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Botswana. She has presented her work at national and international conferences. She has also served as a steering committee member for the selection of the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Cancer Medicines. She is a mentor for the American Society for Clinical Oncology’s International Development and Education Award and the Yale School of Medicine Women’s alumnae-student mentorship program.
Dr. Martei obtained her undergraduate and medical degrees at Harvard and Yale respectively. She completed her Internal Medicine training at University of California San Francisco, before moving to Penn where she completed her Hematology-Oncology fellowship and Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology.