Dr. Higgins is a head, neck and lung cancer expert and advocate.
Titles and Roles
- Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
- Emory University School of Medicine
- Research Program
- Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics
In her free time, Dr. Higgins enjoys spending time with her husband, Darren, and their two sons. She also enjoys running, fine dining and wine tasting.
During her time at Duke, Dr. Higgins served as chief resident in her final year of training. She received several prestigious honors, including the 2010 ASCO Bradley Stuart Beller Foundation Merit Award, given to the top ASCO abstract submitted by a resident or fellow, and the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award. Additionally, she has authored and coauthored several manuscripts and abstracts and given multiple oral presentations at national meetings.
Dr. Higgins was featured in the 2014 Atlanta Business Chronicle article, "Emory studying anti-cancer effects of soy."