Generosa Grana, M.D. F.A.C.P.

Coriell Board of Trustees

Dr. Generosa Grana is the Director of the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. She is Professor of Medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and serves as an Adjunct Professor of Cancer Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Grana attended medical school at the Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago before pursuing a residency in internal medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Grana completed her fellowship in hematology and oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University in Philadelphia where she also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in preventive oncology.

She joined Cooper University Hospital in 1994, where she has held multiple administrative roles including Division Head of Hematology and Medical Oncology and currently Cancer Center Director. Dr. Grana serves as a member of the Cooper University Board of Trustees, The Cooper Foundation Board of Trustees, the fundraising arm of the organization. She is also a member of the Cooper University Physicians Executive Committee. Dr. Grana has been actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows and has been actively involved in multiple community outreach initiatives.

Dr. Grana’s clinical and research endeavors at Cooper have focused on breast cancer, cancer genetics and community outreach interventions aimed at underserved populations and she continues to be very active in each of these areas. She has been active in clinical trials for breast cancer as well as in research focusing on the study of the hereditary aspects of breast, ovary and colorectal cancer.