Dr. Dawn Mussallem is a consultant in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of General Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is double board certified and serves as a diagnostic breast specialist at The Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health. Dr. Mussallem has over 25 years of patient-centered clinical wellness experience; national recognition in the field of lifestyle medicine, integrative oncology, breast medicine, cancer prevention, and cancer survivorship; and a unique personal experience as a stage IV cancer patient diagnosed 3 months into medical school and most recently as a heart transplant recipient.
In this episode, Dr. Mussallem shares her journey from cancer patient to marathon runner and what cultivated her boundless energy and enthusiasm to help guide patients toward renewed vitality and to live a purposeful life.