Carol R. Bradford, M.D., FACS
Dr. Carol Bradford is the Chair of the Department of Oncology and Head and Neck Surgery and a Professor at the University of Michigan Medical School. She is also the Associate Chair of Clinical Programs and Education. Dr. Bradford was appointed to the faculty in 1992, since then she has served in a number of different roles, including the Division Chief of Head and Neck Surgery, as well as Co-Director of the Head and Neck Oncology Program within the Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Bradford has a research interest in predictive markers for treatment response in head and neck cancer, human papillomavirus HPV in head and neck neoplasms, and adoptive immunotherapy in head and neck tumors. Dr. Bradford has authored over 130 papers and 8 book chapters in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Bradford is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and also completed her residency training in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery residency at the University of Michigan Health System.
Dr. Bradford was a 2009 honoree of the Castle Connolly National Physician of the Year Award. She was awarded a coveted R01 from the National Cancer Institute and is co-principal investigator on a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant. Dr. Bradford’s work as mentor to students has also been recognized. She received the first ever “ALOT” award given for mentorship by graduating senior residents in Otolaryngology, and also the Jeanne Cady Solis Award for American Medical Women’s Association Mentorship, and Token of Appreciation Award by Medical Students (TAMS).