Dr. Erin Schenk is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She specializes in thoracic oncology.
Dr. Schenk received her MD and PhD from the Mayo Clinic Medical Scientist Training Program in Rochester, Minnesota. Her thesis work focused on the adaptive immune response to cancer antigens. She completed her internal medicine residency and fellowship at Mayo Clinic with a continued focus in tumor immunology through the Clinician-Investigator Training Program. The Schenk Lab is part of the Thoracic Oncology Research Initiative at the University of Colorado and investigates the lung cancer tumor microenvironment as a contributor to lung cancer progression and treatment resistance.