Karen C. Daily, DO, is a professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Daily earned her Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University and her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in internal medicine and fellowship at UF in hematology and oncology. She served three years active duty in the United States Army.
Dr. Daily is a clinically-based investigator and educator with a focus in breast cancer. She is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and Co-Chair of the Epidemiology and Prevention Item Writing Task Force. Dr. Daily serves as the Division Education Director and is the recipient of multiple teaching awards including the Fellowship Positive Impact Award.
Dr. Daily founded the High Risk Program, within UF Health Breast Center, that identifies women at above-average risk of developing breast cancer and offers prevention and early detection strategies. Dr. Daily serves as Associate Medical Director of the Medical Oncology Clinic. She is committed to resolving access to care barriers in disadvantaged populations and passionate about improving the efficiency of the health care system.
As the Breast Cancer Disease Site Group’s Research Leader, Dr. Daily is responsible for the UF Health Breast Center’s clinical trials portfolio. This role involves both selection of cooperative group and industry protocols that fit the needs of UF Health's patient population and collaborative efforts with colleagues across multiple disciplines to develop novel institutional initiated trials. She is an active member of the National Surgical Adjuvant Bowel and Breast Project (NSABP)/NRG Oncology and has served as Co-Chair of the Rare Breast Cancer Committee.