Sheila Fortunato, MS (MSK)

Sheila Fortunato has served as MSK’s Training Director for the U54 CCNY-MSKCC Partnership grant since 2013. She is Program/Community Outreach Manager for the Department of Radiology at MSK.  Part of her responsibilities in that role include:  managing clinical research training programs within the Department of Radiology. These include: 1) A BCRF-funded international clinical research training program in breast imaging; and 2) An international clinical research postdoctoral training program in oncologic imaging. In addition, she manages Dr Hricak’s community outreach program for high school students: Radiology: Giving Back to NYC.

Since 2012 she has worked with leadership from the Career & Technical Education, Office of Postsecondary Readiness of the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) on healthcare outreach programs for high school students. In that role she works with the NYCDOE to improve opportunities for high school students from New York City public high schools.  In 2016 she was appointed Member for the Healthcare Industry Commission for Career & Technical Education for the Office of Postsecondary Readiness of the NYCDOE.