Eva Mcghee
Internal Medicine
(323) 563-9382

Dr. Eva McGhee is an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine (COM), Division of Cancer Research and Training.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas, in Cellular Immunogenetics. She completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in Radiation Oncology (Radiobiology), Molecular Cancer Genetics, and a Clinical Fellowship at UCSF/Stanford University in Pediatrics (Medical Genetics). Dr. McGhee held several faculty positions at UCSF, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Department of Community Health Systems (Community Genetics); Department of Clinical Pharmacy (Health Disparities).  

Through a competitive process, Dr. McGhee was selected to become a Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School. While at Harvard, Dr. McGhee worked on cervical cancer-the human papillomavirus (HPV).  Her research focus is on health disparities, Infectious Diseases, Cancer Genetics, and Vaccines. As a Postdoctoral Fellow at UCSF, Dr. McGhee discovered the candidate region for Coffin Siris, a rare Mendelian Syndrome; published in the Journal of Medical Genetics.  In 2017, Dr. McGhee and her team published on the uptake of HPV Vaccines, which was later featured in an interview on oral cancer by CNN.

Dr. McGhee is also leading research to expand awareness for Precision Medicine, in collaboration with the John Hopkins University. Chancellor Sam Hawgood honored Dr. McGhee at the UCSF 150th Anniversary Celebration for receiving the Chancellor Award for Research, Public and Community Service, and the Thomas N. Burbridge Award for Social Justice; Presented by Nobel Laureate J. Michael Bishop. Dr. McGhee is a Senator for COM, and the Academic Senate Chair for the Committee on Clinical and Community Programs. Dr. McGhee is a proud research mentor to many students throughout the world.