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Temidayo Fadelu, M.D.


Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CTMD05/2010
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA06/2013Internal Medicine
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MAMPH05/2018Clinical Effectiveness
Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, MA07/2018Medical Oncology


Available: 04/01/20, Expires: 04/01/24

I work with the Center for Global Cancer Medicine at Dana-Farber. We support cancer programs in Rwanda and Haiti, in collaboration with Partners in Health. We have mentored several HMS students and trainees over the years. We have a variety of projects with varying timelines.

Projects may entail in-country experiences to assist with data collection; database analyses; working on review articles; and systematic analyses. We also have opportunities that are based in Boston and can mentor trainees on self-directed projects.

Ideal minimum commitment from trainee is 8 weeks for international projects. There is some flexibility for longitudinal projects based in Boston. We have also successfully supported students and trainees to apply for international year-long training grants like Fogarty and Fulbright awards

Ideal candidates have a skill set or are willing to learn/develop skills in any of these domains: database management, survey design and development, data analyses including regression, academic writing, GIS/spatial analyses, costing analyses, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses.

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  1. Martei YM, Rick TJ, Fadelu T, Ezzi MS, Hammad N, Quadri NS, Rodrigues B, Simonds H, Grover S, Incrocci L, Vanderpuye V. Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Care Delivery in Africa: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Oncology Providers in Africa. JCO Glob Oncol. 2021 03; 7:368-377. PMID: 33689484.
  2. Erfani P, Bhangdia K, Mugunga JC, Pace LE, Fadelu T. Cost of breast cancer care in low and middle-income countries: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2021 Feb 19. PMID: 33625067.
  3. Fadelu T, Damuse R, Lormil J, Pecan E, Greenberg L, Dubuisson C, Pierre V, Triedman SA, Shulman LN, Rebbeck TR. Body Mass Index, Chemotherapy-Related Weight Changes, and Disease-Free Survival in Haitian Women With Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer. JCO Glob Oncol. 2020 10; 6:1656-1665. PMID: 33151773.
  4. DeBoer RJ, Fadelu TA, Shulman LN, Van Loon K. Applying Lessons Learned From Low-Resource Settings to Prioritize Cancer Care in a Pandemic. JAMA Oncol. 2020 09 01; 6(9):1429-1433. PMID: 32761149.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  5. LeJeune A, Brock JE, Morgan EA, Kasten JL, Martei YM, Fadelu T, Rinder HM, Goulart R, Shulman LN, Milner DA. Harmonization of the Essentials: Matching Diagnostics to Treatments for Global Oncology. JCO Glob Oncol. 2020 08; 6:1352-1356. PMID: 32886559.
  6. Fadelu T, Damuse R, Lormil J, Pecan E, Dubuisson C, Pierre V, Rebbeck T, Shulman LN. Patient Characteristics and Outcomes of Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer in Haiti: Results from a Retrospective Cohort. Oncologist. 2020 09; 25(9):e1372-e1381. PMID: 32584461.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  7. Rubagumya F, Costas-Chavarri A, Manirakiza A, Murenzi G, Uwinkindi F, Ntizimira C, Rukundo I, Mugenzi P, Rugwizangoga B, Shyirambere C, Urusaro S, Pace L, Buswell L, Ntirenganya F, Rudakemwa E, Fadelu T, Mpunga T, Shulman LN, Booth CM. State of Cancer Control in Rwanda: Past, Present, and Future Opportunities. JCO Glob Oncol. 2020 07; 6:1171-1177. PMID: 32701365.
  8. DeBoer RJ, Shyirambere C, Driscoll CD, Butera Y, Paciorek A, Ruhangaza D, Fadelu TA, Umwizerwa A, Bigirimana JB, Muhayimana C, Nguyen C, Park PH, Mpunga T, Lehmann L, Shulman LN. Treatment of Hodgkin Lymphoma With ABVD Chemotherapy in Rural Rwanda: A Model for Cancer Care Delivery Implementation. JCO Glob Oncol. 2020 07; 6:1093-1102. PMID: 32678711.
    Citations: 1     
  9. Chiorean EG, Nandakumar G, Fadelu T, Temin S, Alarcon-Rozas AE, Bejarano S, Croitoru AE, Grover S, Lohar PV, Odhiambo A, Park SH, Garcia ER, Teh C, Rose A, Zaki B, Chamberlin MD. Treatment of Patients With Late-Stage Colorectal Cancer: ASCO Resource-Stratified Guideline. JCO Glob Oncol. 2020 03; 6:414-438. PMID: 32150483.
    Citations: 6     
  10. Manirakiza A, Dugan G, Hanna C, Nguyen C, Fadelu T, Iradukunda E, Fehr AE, Ruhangaza D, Albert E, Mpunga T, Shyirambere C, Lehmann L. Implementation of a graduated-intensity approach for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a Rwandan district hospital. Blood Adv. 2018 11 30; 2(Suppl 1):19-20. PMID: 30504191.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Dusengimana JMV, Hategekimana V, Borg R, Hedt-Gauthier B, Gupta N, Troyan S, Shulman LN, Nzayisenga I, Fadelu T, Mpunga T, Pace LE. Pregnancy-associated breast cancer in rural Rwanda: the experience of the Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence. BMC Cancer. 2018 Jun 05; 18(1):634. PMID: 29866062.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Fadelu T, Zhang S, Niedzwiecki D, Ye X, Saltz LB, Mayer RJ, Mowat RB, Whittom R, Hantel A, Benson AB, Atienza DM, Messino M, Kindler HL, Venook A, Ogino S, Ng K, Wu K, Willett W, Giovannucci E, Meyerhardt J, Bao Y, Fuchs CS. Nut Consumption and Survival in Patients With Stage III Colon Cancer: Results From CALGB 89803 (Alliance). J Clin Oncol. 2018 04 10; 36(11):1112-1120. PMID: 29489429.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  13. Fadelu T, Shulman LN. Health policy: Towards greater equity in the global oncology workforce. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2018 05; 15(5):270-272. PMID: 29485133.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Ilbawi AM, Ayoo E, Bhadelia A, Chidebe RC, Fadelu T, Herrera CA, Htun HW, Jadoon NA, James OW, May L, Maza M, Murgor M, Nency YM, Oraegbunam C, Pratt-Chapman M, Qin X, Rodin D, Tripathi N, Wainer Z, Yap ML. Advancing access and equity: the vision of a new generation in cancer control. Lancet Oncol. 2017 02; 18(2):172-175. PMID: 28214406.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Nzayisenga I, Segal R, Pritchett N, Xu MJ, Park PH, Mpanumusingo EV, Umuhizi DG, Goldstein DP, Berkowitz RS, Hategekimana V, Muhayimana C, Rubagumya F, Fadelu T, Tapela N, Mpunga T, Ghebre RG. Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia Treatment at the Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence in Rwanda. J Glob Oncol. 2016 Dec; 2(6):365-374. PMID: 28717722.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  16. Shyirambere C, Xu MJ, Elmore SN, Fadelu T, May L, Tapela N, Umuhizi DG, Uwizeye FR, Driscoll C, Muhayimana C, Hategekimana V, Rubagumya F, Nzayisenga I, Shulman LN, Mpunga T, Lehmann LE. Treating Nephroblastoma in Rwanda: Using International Society of Pediatric Oncology Guidelines in a Novel Oncologic Care Model. J Glob Oncol. 2016 Jun; 2(3):105-113. PMID: 28717689.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    
  17. Tapela NM, Mpunga T, Karema N, Nzayisenga I, Fadelu T, Uwizeye FR, Hirschhorn LR, Muhimpundu MA, Balinda JP, Amoroso C, Wagner CM, Binagwaho A, Shulman LN. Implementation Science for Global Oncology: The Imperative to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Cancer Care Delivery. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jan 01; 34(1):43-52. PMID: 26578617.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Shulman LN, Mpunga T, Tapela N, Wagner CM, Fadelu T, Binagwaho A. Bringing cancer care to the poor: experiences from Rwanda. Nat Rev Cancer. 2014 12; 14(12):815-21. PMID: 25355378.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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