Dr. Mandelblatt is Associate Director for Population Sciences at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. She also serves as the Director of the Division of Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors in the Department of Oncology. She is also a Professor of Oncology and Medicine and a Master of Public Health (MPH). Dr. Mandelblatt is interested in the biology of breast cancer and aging and is a geriatrician with training in cancer epidemiology and health services research. She is involved in the Aging Initiative of the Georgetown University Center for Population and Health. In addition, she was the primary force behind winning a $1 million gift from Avon to develop a comprehensive breast cancer clinic (The Capital Breast Cancer Center) for low-income residents in the southeast section of Washington, DC. Dr. Mandelblatt is also studying the cost effectiveness of genetic counseling and testing (e.g., in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients; alternative modes of genetic counseling, etc.).