Rachel E. Factor, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Rachel E. Factor, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a practicing clinical pathologist with a focus in breast diseases. She is a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator and participates in HCI's breast treatment planning conferences and the Breast Interdisciplinary Group (BIG). Factor is certified by the American Board of Pathology.
Factor's research interests include the biology and prevention of breast cancer. She also collaborates with basic scientists, clinicians, and epidemiologists to develop clinical decision-making tools for preventing recurrence and extending survival. As an anatomic and cell pathologist, Factor has experience evaluating tissue histology and the morphology of individual cells.
Factor completed her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY, followed by residency and fellowships at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA.