Cancer Discovery, Prevention, Detection and Survivorship

Cancer is a complex set of diseases that touch the lives of millions of people. Our researchers address the complex set of diseases known as cancer from basic science discovery to the broader impacts of cancer, such as quality of life, costs, better treatments, and cures. Our researchers focus on speeding cancer detection, increasing survivorship, and insuring equitable access to screening and effective treatment.

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Highlighted Leaders in the Field

Other Leaders in the Field

John A. Baron, MDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Ethan Basch, MD, MScProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Antonia Bennett, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Jeannette Bensen, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Noel Brewer, PhDProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Kyle S. Burger, PhD, MPH, RDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Ximena M. Bustamante-Marin, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Jianwen Cai, PhDCary C. Boshamer Distinguished ProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Stephen R. Cole, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Julie L. Daniels, PhDProfessorDepartments of Epidemiology and Maternal and Child Health
Shufa Du, MD, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Andrew Edmonds, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Geni Eng, DrPHProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Lawrence S. Engel, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Kelly R. Evenson, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Leah Frerichs, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Rebecca Fry, PhDCarol Remmer Angle Distinguished Professor in Children’s Environmental Health and Associate Chair for Strategic InitiativesDepartment of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Melissa Gilkey, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Shelley Golden, PhDAssociate Professor and Vice Chair for Academic AffairsDepartment of Health Behavior
Carol Golin, MDProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Penny Gordon-Larsen, PhDCarla Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor of Global Nutrition and Associate Dean for ResearchDepartment of Nutrition
Marissa G. Hall, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Yuchao Jiang, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Alexander Keil, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Laura Linnan, ScDSenior Associate Dean for Academic and Student AffairsDepartment of Health Behavior
Michael Love, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Jennifer L. Lund, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Sarah D. Mills, PhD, MPHAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Sonia Napravnik, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Hazel B. Nichols, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Kari North, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Andrew Olshan, PhDBarbara Sorenson Hulka Distinguished Professor in Cancer EpidemiologyDepartment of Epidemiology
Audrey Pettifor, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Matthew A. Psioda, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Bahjat Qaqish, PhDProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Julia Rager, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Naim Rashid, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Kurt M. Ribisl, PhDJo Anne Earp Distinguished Professor and ChairDepartment of Health Behavior
David Richardson, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH, MPHAlumni Distinguished Professor and DeanDepartment of Health Behavior
Wayne Rosamond, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Cleo A. Samuel-Ryals, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Robert S. Sandler, MDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Anna P. Schenck, PhDProfessor of the Practice and DirectorPublic Health Leadership Program
Amy Sims, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Rebecca Slifkin, PhDProfessor and Associate ChairDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Samir Soneji, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Angela M. Stover, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Til Stürmer, MD, MPH, PhDNancy A. Dreyer Distinguished Professor and ChairDepartment of Epidemiology
Xianming Tan, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Deborah Tate, PhDProfessorDepartments of Health Behavior and Nutrition
Justin Trogdon, PhDProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
William Valdar, PhDAdjunct Associate ProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Carmina G. Valle, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Anissa I. Vines, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Donglin Zeng, PhDProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics

Highlighted Courses Related to Cancer Discovery, Prevention, Detection and Survivorship

  • EPID 770 – Cance Epidemiology and Pathogenesis
  • EPID 771 – EPID Cancer Epidemiology: Survivorship and Outcomes
  • EPID 772 – Cancer Prevention and Control Seminar
  • EPID 775 – Advanced Cancer Epidemiology: Class and Contemporary Controversies in Cancer Causation
  • EPID 895 – Seminar in Oral Epidemiology
  • HBEH 765 – Cancer Prevention and Control Seminar
  • HPM 765 – Cancer Prevention and Control Seminar
  • HPM 766 – Making Equity a Priority in Cancer Care Quality
  • HPM 769 – Cancer Outcomes Research Seminar