Elizabeth Shaughnessy

Elizabeth A. Shaughnessy

Adjunct Professor

Vice Chair for Patient Experience, Division Director of Survivorship

Medical Sciences Building
SRU Room 1466
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-584-0412
Email elizabeth.shaughnessy@uc.edu


Bachelor's Degree: University of Illinois 1981 (Biology)

Medical Degree: University of Illinois 1985

Residency: University of Illinois Decatur, IL, 1987

Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago 1989 (Research Surgical Oncology)

Doctoral Degree: University of Illinois at Chicago 1990 (Anatomy and Cell Biology)

Residency: University of Illinois 1995 (General Surgery)

Fellowship : City of Hope National Medical Center 1997 (Clinical and Research in Oncologic Surgery )


American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 02-14-1994 ) - (Recertification Date: to 12-12-2013 )

Clinical Interests

Surgical Oncology

BRCA1 Genes

BRCA2 Genes

Breast Cancer

Ductal Breast Carcinoma

Ductal Carcinoma

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Intraductal Carcinoma

Intraductal Noninfiltrating Carcinoma

Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)

Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)

Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

Lobular Carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

Lobular Neoplasia

Male Breast Cancer

Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Research and Practice Interests

Surgical Oncology, Breast Cancer, Breast Disease, Breast Biopsy

Research Support

Grant: #NSABP STAR P-IND Investigators:Shaughnessy, Elizabeth 04-01-1999 -06-30-2006 National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Foundation STAR P Industrial Role:PI $201,174.99 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #T-IND 187 Investigators:Shaughnessy, Elizabeth 06-01-1999 -01-31-2014 National Cancer Institute T-Ind 187 Role:PI $127,185.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #NSABP TFED 187 Investigators:Shaughnessy, Elizabeth 02-01-2000 -02-28-2014 National Cancer Institute T-Fed 187 Role:PI $315,400.02 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #PFED Investigators:Shaughnessy, Elizabeth 04-01-1999 -05-31-2012 National Cancer Institute STAR P Federal Role:PI $175,949.98 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #5-U01-CA-37377-05-A0-S0-E0 Investigators:Shaughnessy, Elizabeth 06-01-1999 -05-31-2004 National Cancer Institute NSABP Star P Capitation Role:PI $199,090.02 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #Komen BCTR0707983 PH Investigators:Chakraborty, Ranajit; Deka, Ranjan; Desai, Pankaj; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth 07-01-2007 -06-30-2010 Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Clinical Assessment of Cytochrome P450 (CYP)3A4 Induction by Tamoxifen: Potential Impact of Hormonal and Genetic Factors Role:Collaborator $297,968.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #SRS 005591 Investigators:Haridas, Balakrishna; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth 03-24-2008 -03-23-2009 Ethicon Endo Surgery, Incorporated Ex Vivo Study of the Mammotome System Role:Collaborator $65,824.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #Educ Mtls Investigators:Shaughnessy, Elizabeth 05-01-2008 -09-30-2009 Susan G. Komen Foundation, Cincinnati Affiliate Educational Materials for Breast Cancer Patients Role:PI $2,988.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #R15CA224104 Investigators:Baccei, Mark; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth; Waltz, Susan; Weber, Georg; Ying, Jun 09-15-2018 -08-31-2021 National Cancer Institute Metabolic Mechanisms in Cancer Progression Role:Collaborator $479,534.00 Active Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Wilson, Gregory C; Quillin, Ralph C; Hanseman, Dennis J; Lewis, Jaime D; Edwards, Michael J; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A (2013. ) Incidence and predictors of neuropathic pain following breast surgery.Annals of surgical oncology, , 20 (10 ) ,3330-4 More Information

Lewis, Jaime D; Chagpar, Anees B; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Nurko, Jacob; McMasters, Kelly; Edwards, Michael J (2010. ) Excellent outcomes with adjuvant toremifene or tamoxifen in early stage breast cancer.Cancer, , 116 (10 ) ,2307-15 More Information

Mahoney, Mary C; Robinson-Smith, Toni M; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A (2006. ) Lobular neoplasia at 11-gauge vacuum-assisted stereotactic biopsy: correlation with surgical excisional biopsy and mammographic follow-up.AJR. American journal of roentgenology, , 187 (4 ) ,949-54 More Information

Goodman, Michael D; McIntyre, Benjamin; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Lowy, Andrew M; Ahmad, Syed A (2005. ) Forequarter amputation for recurrent breast cancer: a case report and review of the literature.Journal of surgical oncology, , 92 (2 ) ,134-41 More Information

Safal, Malek; Lower, Elyse E; Hasselgren, P O; Hungness, Eric S; Gazder, Paula; Aron, Bernard; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Yassin, Rawia (2002. ) Bilateral synchronous breast cancer and HER-2/neu overexpression. Breast cancer research and treatment, , 72 (3 ) ,195-201

Hungness, E S; Safa, M; Shaughnessy, E A; Aron, B S; Gazder, P A; Hawkins, H H; Lower, E E; Seeskin, C; Yassin, R S; Hasselgren, P O (2000. ) Bilateral synchronous breast cancer: mode of detection and comparison of histologic features between the 2 breasts.Surgery, , 128 (4 ) ,702-7 More Information

Evans, H A; Shaughnessy, E A; Nikiforov, Y E (1999. ) Infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the breast with osseous metaplasia: imaging findings with pathologic correlation.AJR. American journal of roentgenology, , 172 (5 ) ,1420-2 More Information

Madsen, W E; Walker, M J; Shaughnessy, E A; Brown, J M; Das Gupta, T K (1990. ) Characterization of malignant mesenchymal cell line (UISO-RS-3) derived from a human rhabdomyosarcoma and inhibition by pharmacologic doses of estrogen. In vitro cellular & developmental biology : journal of the Tissue Culture Association, , 26 (10 ) ,971-7

Winer, Leah K; Hinrichs, Benjamin H; Lu, Sisi; Hanseman, Dennis; Huang, Yuan; Reyna, Chantal; Lewis, Jaime; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A (2019. ) Flat epithelial atypia and the risk of sampling error: Determining the value of excision after image-guided core-needle biopsy.American journal of surgery, , 218 (4 ) ,730-736 More Information

Pugh, Amanda M; Giannini, Courtney M; Pinney, Susan M; Hanseman, Dennis J; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Lewis, Jaime D (2018. ) Characteristics and diagnosis of pregnancy and lactation associated breast cancer: Analysis of a self-reported regional registry.American journal of surgery, , 216 (4 ) ,809-812 More Information

Freeman, C M; Xia, B T; Wilson, G C; Lewis, J D; Khan, S; Lee, S J; Lower, E E; Edwards, M J; Shaughnessy, E A (2017. ) Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis: A diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.American journal of surgery, , 214 (4 ) ,701-706 More Information

Lee T.C.;Reyna C.;Shaughnessy E.;Lewis J.D. (10-01-2019. ) Screening of populations at high risk for breast cancer.Journal of Surgical Oncology, , 120 (5 ) ,820-830 More Information

Martin G.;Shaughnessy E. (09-01-2017. ) Breast Cancer Care in the Elderly Patient.Current Geriatrics Reports, , 6 (3 ) ,139-148 More Information

Sanfey H.;Crandall M.;Shaughnessy E.;Stein S.L.;Cochran A.;Parangi S.;Laronga C. (08-01-2017. ) Strategies for Identifying and Closing the Gender Salary Gap in Surgery.Journal of the American College of Surgeons, , 225 (2 ) ,333-338 More Information

Borcherding D.;Tong W.;Hugo E.;Barnard D.;Fox S.;Lasance K.;Shaughnessy E.;Ben-Jonathan N. (06-16-2016. ) Expression and therapeutic targeting of dopamine receptor-1 (D1R) in breast cancer.Oncogene, , 35 (24 ) ,3103-3113 More Information

Shaughnessy E.A. (03-28-2012. ) Axillary lymph node dissection .Master Techniques in General Surgery: Breast Surgery, , 394-429

Shaughnessy E.A. (03-28-2012. ) Simple mastectomy .Master Techniques in General Surgery: Breast Surgery, , 555-592

Lee S.;Mahoney M.;Shaughnessy E. (07-01-2009. ) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans of the breast: Imaging features and review of the literature.American Journal of Roentgenology, , 193 (1 ) , More Information

Mirza M.;Shaughnessy E.;Hurley J.K.;Vanpatten K.A.;Pestano G.A.;He B.;Weber G.F. (02-15-2008. ) Osteopontin-c is a selective marker of breast cancer.International Journal of Cancer, , 122 (4 ) ,889-897 More Information

Crannis F.W.;Shaughnessy E.A.;Vora N. (12-01-1996. ) Long term survival of stage iii n2 non-small cell lung cancer treated with mediastinal lymph node di .Cancer Journal, , 9 (6 ) ,516-517

Shaughnessy E.;Lu D.;Chatterjee S.;Wong K. (03-14-1996. ) Parvoviral vectors for the gene therapy of cancer .Seminars in Oncology, , 23 (1 ) ,159-171

Pezzuto J.;Shieh H.;Shaughnessy E.;Beattie C. (01-01-1988. ) Approaches for drug development in treatment of advanced melanoma .Seminars in Oncology, , 15 (6 ) ,578-588

Morris, Mackenzie C; Lee, Tiffany C; Johnston, Michael E; Hanseman, Dennis; Lewis, Jaime D; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Reyna, Chantal (2020. ) National Trend of Axillary Management in Clinical T3/T4 N0 Patients Having Breast Conserving Therapy.The Journal of surgical research, , 255 ,361-370 More Information

Reyna, Chantal; Johnston, Michael E; Morris, Mackenzie C; Lee, Tiffany C; Hanseman, Dennis; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Lewis, Jaime D (2021. ) National trends for axillary lymph node dissection and survival outcomes for clinical T3/T4 node-negative breast cancer patients undergoing mastectomy with positive lymph nodes.Breast cancer research and treatment, , 189 (1 ) ,155-166 More Information

Elson, Nora C; Le, Diana T; Johnson, Mark D; Reyna, Chantal; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Goodman, Michael D; Lewis, Jaime D (2021. ) Characteristics of General Surgery Social Media Influencers on Twitter.The American surgeon, , 87 (3 ) ,492-498 More Information

Turner, Kevin M; Yeo, Syn Kok; Holm, Tammy M; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth; Guan, Jun-Lin (2021. ) Heterogeneity within molecular subtypes of breast cancer.American journal of physiology. Cell physiology, , 321 (2 ) ,C343-C354 More Information

Carter, Michela; Reyna, Chantal; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth; Hanseman, Dennis; Meier, Teresa; Barrord, Michelle; Lewis, Jaime D (2021. ) Trends and Outcomes Associated With Axillary Management of Males With Clinical N0 Breast Cancer-An NCDB Analysis.The Journal of surgical research, , 268 ,97-104 More Information

Shaughnessy, Erin E; Ginsbach, Kimberly; Groeschl, Nicole; Bragg, Dawn; Weisgerber, Michael (2013. ) Brief educational intervention improves content of intern handovers.Journal of graduate medical education, , 5 (1 ) ,150-3 More Information

Abu-Alhaija, Dania; Bakas, Tamilyn; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth; Miller, Elaine (2023. ) The Factors That Influence Chemotherapy Exposure Among Nurses: An Integrative Review.Workplace health & safety, , 71 (5 ) ,212-227 More Information

Zogg, Cheryl K; Kandi, Lyndsay A; Thomas, Hannah S; Siki, Mary A; Choi, Ashley Y; Guetter, Camila R; Smith, Charlotte B; Maduakolam, Erica; Kondle, Shreya; Stein, Sharon L; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Ahuja, Nita (2023. ) Comparison of Male and Female Surgeons' Experiences With Gender Across 5 Qualitative/Quantitative Domains.JAMA surgery, , 158 (2 ) ,e226431 More Information

Jadi, Jihane; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth; Barry, Linda; Reyna, Chantal; Tsai, Susan; Downs-Canner, Stephanie M; Myers, Sara (2023. ) Outcomes of a pilot virtual mentorship program for medical students interested in surgery.American journal of surgery, , 225 (2 ) ,229-233 More Information

Elson, Nora C; Lewis, Jaime D; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Reyna, Chantal (2023. ) Lessons from other fields of medicine, Part 1: Breast cancer.Handbook of clinical neurology, , 192 ,101-118 More Information

Shaughnessy, Elizabeth (2023. ) Association of Women Surgeons 2022 Presidential Address: Our fortieth year (plus one)-a ruby anniversary.American journal of surgery, , 225 (1 ) ,2-3 More Information

Shaughnessy, Elizabeth; Vijapura, Charmi; Reyna, Chantal; Lewis, Jaime; Lewis, Kyle; Lee, Su-Ju; Sobel, Lawrence; Wahab, Rifat; Rosen, Lauren; Brown, Ann (2023. ) Exploiting the advantages of a wireless seed localization system that differentiates between the seeds: Breast cancer resection following neoadjuvant chemotherapy.Cancer reports (Hoboken, N.J.), , 6 (1 ) ,e1690 More Information

Abu-Alhaija, Dania; Miller, Elaine; Bakas, Tamilyn; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth (2022. ) The Development and the Content Validation of the Oncology Nurses Health Behaviors Determinants Scale.Seminars in oncology nursing, , 38 (6 ) ,151317 More Information

Guetter, Camila R; Altieri, Maria S; Henry, Marion C W; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Tasnim, Sadia; Yu, Yangyang R; Tan, Sanda A (2022. ) In-person vs. virtual conferences: Lessons learned and how to take advantage of the best of both worlds.American journal of surgery, , 224 (5 ) ,1334-1336 More Information

Shaughnessy, Elizabeth; Johnson, David C; Lyss, Aaron J; Parikh, Ravi B; Peskin, Steven R; Polite, Blase N; Royalty, Julie A; Sagar, Bhuvana; Smith, Erin; Goh, Lindee (2022. ) Oncology alternative payment models: lessons from commercial insurance.The American journal of managed care, , 28 (3 ) ,98-100 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
SRU Room 1466
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-584-0412