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Shayna Lefrak Showalter

Associate Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Surgery
Office location and address
81 Hospital Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
M.D., University of Virginia, 2004
Resident, Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
Fellow, Breast Surgical Oncology, University of Pennsylvania
Biography

Dr. Showalter is a Virginia native. She grew up in northern Virginia and attended college and medical school at the University of Virginia. She then moved to Philadelphia where she completed her general surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University and her Breast Surgical Oncology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. During her time at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Showalter also completed coursework for a certificate in clinical research in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Following her surgical training Dr. Showalter returned to the University of Virginia as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Showalter now specializes in treating breast cancer and diseases of the breast. She lives in Charlottesville with her husband and three children.


MD-CANC Cancer Center Support Grant
Source: U.S. NIH Cancer Institute
February 01, 2017 – January 31, 2022
MD-SURG IRG16965-Showalter
Source: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Inc.
June 01, 2015 – April 30, 2021
MD-SURG Alliance A011202 Showalter-IRB 16966
Source: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Inc.
February 12, 2014 – April 30, 2021
American Cancer Society - Institutional Research Grant
Source: American Cancer Society
January 01, 2012 – December 31, 2017
MD-SURG NSABP B-51
Source: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Inc.
December 01, 2011 – December 31, 2014

  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; First place
  • 2011 Mary E. Groff Fellowship in Clinical Research, University of Pennsylvania, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • 2007 Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
  • 2006 Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
  • 2005 Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University