Dr. Farah Brasfield, MD, is the Excellence in Cancer Care physician Lead for Kaiser Permanente’s Southern California region, Regional Chief of Hematology Oncology, Chair of Regional Cancer Committee and Multidisciplinary Oncology Subcommittees, and Co-chair of Molecular Pathology team (precision Medicine) at the Southern California Permanent Medical group. She practices Breast oncology at Kaiser Permanente Orange County.
Dr. Brasfield did her premedical studies in Biochemistry and Biophysics and 4 years of Bench research in Immunology and Biological Therapy laboratory at the University of Texas MD Anderson, specifically in the development of tests such as Fluorescent in situ hybridization and immunotherapy drug trials in cancer and HIV patients. She completed her Medical Degree from Texas A&M Health sciences center and followed her Alma Mater from MD Anderson to The University of Arizona Health Sciences where she completed her residency and fellowship in Hematology Oncology.
Dr. Brasfield is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) investigator in health care delivery system, a sub-investigator for clinical trials in NCI community Oncology program while practicing Breast Oncology at Southern California Permanente Medical Group for the past 22 years. She has presented her research abstracts and publications at both the American society of clinical oncology and European Society of Hematology Oncology.