Lindsay Kuroki, MD, MSCI
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lindsay Kuroki, MD, MSCI, is an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, associate director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, and medical director of the inpatient gynecology service at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Her research aims to develop, test, and implement strategies to achieve health equity and reduce cancer disparities among patients at risk or who are diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer. During her gynecologic oncology fellowship, she completed the Mentored Training Program in Clinical Investigation at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) and earned a Master of Science of Clinical Investigation degree. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles and is a faculty scholar within the Institute for Public Health. Kuroki serves an active role in the Prevention and Control Program at Siteman Cancer Center, engaging in collaborative, multidisciplinary research to reduce health disparities and improve access to cancer care for patients with unmet psycho-social and financial needs. In 2018, she was awarded a KL2 career development award to conduct research on cytokine-induced depression in patients with ovarian cancer. This launched her career as a clinical trialist and she has received further grant funding from the National Cancer Institute, AAOGF, the Doris Duke Foundation, the P20 Collaborative Cancer Disparities Research Program at WUSM and the Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control to develop and test a patient navigator program that addresses unmet social needs in order to improve adherence to follow-up after an abnormal cervical cancer screen. She is recognized nationally for her contributions to the field of gynecologic oncology, leads the SGO Health Equity subcommittee and is one of the youngest members of the National Cancer Institute PDQ® Cancer Screening and Prevention Editorial Board. Kuroki recently completed her term as junior board member of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology and currently serves on the Siteman Cancer Center Emerging Leaders Council. Committed to the academic tripartite mission of teaching, patient care and research, she currently serves as the associate fellowship director of gynecologic oncology at WUSM and has mentored numerous resident and fellow trainees.