Eileen M. O’Reilly, MD

Dr. Eileen M. O’Reilly is an Associate Member of the in the GI Medical Oncology service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.  Dr. O’Reilly received her medical degree at Trinity College (Dublin University) in Ireland, where she was born.  She completed her residency training in Ireland and Fellowship training at MSKCC and has been a faculty member in the GI Oncology service at MSKCC since that time.  Dr. O’Reilly has pancreatic and hepatobiliary malignancies as the major focus of her research and clinical activities.  Research initiatives include integration of molecular-based therapies for the treatment of pancreas cancer along with development of adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapies and identification of biomarkers that maybe used to select therapy.  Dr. O’Reilly is the Chair of the NCI Pancreas Task Force, member of the Alliance GI core committee, member of the Advisory Board of the Lustgarten Foundation Pancreas Research Consortium and of the Medical Advisory Board of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and ASCO IMT committee.  Dr. O’Reilly teaches and mentors medical oncology fellows (national and international), junior faculty, residents and house-staff and has numerous teaching awards.  Dr. O’Reilly’s institutional administrative commitments include Associate Chairpersonship of MSKCC’s Institutional Review & Privacy Board (IRB), and membership of the Research Council and Clinical Council.  Dr. O’Reilly is the recent Past-President of the MSKCC Medical Staff.