Paul Schroy, MD, MPH

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 to support his research in the area of colorectal cancer screening and prevention. His current research interests focus on the role of shared decision-making and risk stratification as strategies for increasing patient participation in colorectal cancer screening, the epidemiology of colorectal neoplasia, the feasibility and validity of novel colorectal cancer screening approaches such as stool-based DNA testing and virtual colonoscopy, and quality issues related to colorectal cancer screening.

In addition to his commitment to patient care and clinical research, Dr. Schroy is a founding member and former chair of the Massachusetts Colorectal Cancer Working Group and former member of the Steering Committee of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. He has served in numerous leadership positions for the Roundtable, including current co-chair of the Family History and Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Task Group, former co-chair of the Public Education Task Group, former co-chair of the Screening 65+ Task Group, and former chair of the Nomination Committee. He is also a member of the American Cancer Society, New England Division’s Colorectal Cancer Advisory Committee and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Cancer Registry Advisory Committee.