Dr. Sandhya Pruthi received her M.D. degree from the University of Manitoba, Canada in 1990, and completed a Family Medicine residency at Mayo Clinic in 1994. Dr. Pruthi is the chief medical editor and associate medical director for content management and delivery for Global Business Solutions. She is an associate medical director for development and physician partner for the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Innovation & Design. She is also president of the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC). Previously, she served as director of the Breast Diagnostic Clinic at Mayo Clinic from January 2002 to July 2010, and also currently serves as a consultant in the Department of General Internal Medicine and as a professor of Medicine.
Dr. Pruthi’s research area is in breast cancer prevention. Her clinical expertise is the management of women at increased risk for breast cancer and providing pre-operative counseling to women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. She is the Mayo Clinic principal investigator on several national breast cancer prevention and biomarker trials aimed at reducing the risk of breast cancer. She has collaborated in other women’s health trials studying complementary and alternative therapies for management of menopausal symptoms and improving the quality of life of breast cancer survivors.