Dr. Janice Cormier is a surgical oncologist at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. She received her surgical training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and completed fellowships in surgical oncology at the National Cancer Institute and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center , where she is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgical Oncology with a joint appointment in the Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics. Dr. Cormier’s clinical practice is focused primarily on the treatment of patients with melanoma and soft tissue sarcoma. Her research training includes a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health and academic interests are in clinical oncology outcomes, health services research, quality of life and lymphedema. Dr. Cormier is the principal investigator on two M. D. Anderson protocols assessing QOL and lymphedema in patients with melanoma. She has received extramural grant support from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the NIH, and the American Cancer Society. She is currently on the Medical Advisory Board for the National Lymphedema Network and the Executive Committee of the American Lymphedema Framework Project.