Nominating Committee Chair – Paul Schroy, MD, MPH

Paul Schroy, MD, MPH

Boston Medical Center

Dr. Schroy is a graduate of Haverford College, Jefferson Medical School and the Boston University School of Public Health. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the North Shore University Hospital (Cornell University) and fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Schroy is a Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and Director of Clinical Research for the Section of Gastroenterology at Boston Medical Center. He is the recipient of a number of grants, which support his ongoing research in the area of colorectal cancer screening. Dr. Schroy is currently Chair of the Massachusetts Colorectal Cancer Working Group and a member of the Steering Committee of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. He is also a member of the Roundtable’s Screening 65+ Task Group (Co-Chair), Quality Assurance Task Group and Nominating Committee (Chair).

Dr. Schroy’s current research interests focus on: the role of shared decision-making as a strategy for increasing patient participation in CRC screening;  the development of a risk assessment tool for predicting the presence of advanced neoplasia at screening colonoscopy; the feasibility and validity of novel CRC screening strategies; and quality issues related to CRC screening.