Faculty Profile: Kimberly Perez

Kimberly Perez
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Bio Med Medicine
Work: +1 401-863-1000
Research includes clinical protocol development in gastrointestinal malignancies and translational research in colorectal cancer.

Research Description

As a junior faculty member under the mentorship of Dr Howard Safran, I have become an active member of the national cooperative group, RTOG – Gastrointestinal Malignancy Section. I currently act as the RTOG representative for the NCI Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Task Force.

Under the mentorship of Dr Peter Quesenberry I have developed a translational project analyzing the Geographic Heterogeneity of Colorectal Cancer utilizing the WAVE technology and Imaging Mass Spectrometry.


2004 American College of Physicians

2006 American Medical Association

2007 American Society of Hematology

2007 American Society of Clinical Oncology

2010 Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)
• Gastrointestinal Oncology Committee Member
• Medical Oncology Committee Member

2010 Brown University Oncology Group
• Gastrointestinal Oncology Committee Leader
• DSMB committee member

2012 Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Working Group (GIST WG) of the
National Cancer Institute's Gastrointestinal Steering Committee (GISC)
• NCIC CTG representative

Funded Research

Lifespan Seed Grant: GeoProteomics of Colorectal Cancer Tissue
Role: Principal Investigator
September 1,2012 – August 31, 2012

COBRE Pilot Project Grant: Heterogeneity of Colorectal Cancer
Role: Principal Investigator
September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014

Teaching Experience

1. Small Group Leader; BioMed Pathophysiology, BIOL3672IMSIV: Hematology
Section, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, January 2010, 2011

2. Invited Speaker; Genetics and Medicine. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown
University. January 4, 2013.

3. Second Reader; Audrey Chang. Senior Honors Thesis. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. November - May, 2013.

4. Faculty Mentor; Lucia Fontes-Borts. Advanced Nurse Practitioner Program Thesis. Salve Regina. September 2011 - ongoing.