Rochester, Minnesota


Haddad.Tufia@mayo.edu Clinical Profile


Tufia C. Haddad, M.D., has a clinical and research interest in breast cancer. Her research focuses on experimental therapeutics and early-phase clinical trials for drug-resistant breast cancer. She is also interested in models of health care delivery in oncology and the transformation of such models with novel artificial intelligence and connected health technology solutions.

Focus areas

  • Development and conduct of phase I and II clinical trials
  • Development of an independent clinical and translational research program for novel breast cancer therapeutics
  • Evaluation of new targeted treatments for drug-resistant breast cancer
  • Transformation of breast cancer survivor care with technology-enabled solutions

Significance to patient care

Through her partnership with basic scientists, Dr. Haddad helps bring the most promising drugs from lab to clinic and aims to identify biomarkers for these agents to more rapidly advance drug development.

Professional highlights

  • Co-Leader, Hub Research Capacity component, Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS), Mayo Clinic, 2023-present.
  • Member, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, 2012-present.
  • Member, Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium, 2012-present.
  • Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2005-present.
  • Top Doctor, Minnesota Monthly, 2015-2017.
  • Section co-editor, Current Breast Cancer Reports, 2016.
  • Member, Susan G. Komen Minnesota, 2010-2015.
  • Department of Medicine Educational Excellence Award, University of Minnesota, 2008.
  • Senior Medical Resident Teaching Award and Excellence in Teaching Award, Mayo College of Medicine, 2004.


Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology
  2. Enterprise Co-Leader, Platform & Digital Innovation, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center
  3. Interim Co-Chair, Mayo Clinic Clinical Trials Strategy & Governance Leadership Team
  4. Medical Director, Digital Product/Platform Strategy, Center for Digital Health

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Oncology


  1. Certificate - Certificate in Clinical and Translational Research CCaTS Postdoctoral Program
  2. Fellow - Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation University of Minnesota
  3. Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. MD Creighton University School of Medicine
  5. BS - Biology Marquette University

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