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Melinda Liggett Irwin, PhD, MPH

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Associate Director (Population Sciences), Yale Cancer Center

Co-Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control, Yale Cancer Center

Deputy Director (Public Health), Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

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Xiaomei Ma, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Kerin Bess Adelson, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Chief Quality Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

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Steven L. Bernstein, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Health Policy

Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

Research Interests

Emergency Medicine; Healthcare Disparities; Smoking Cessation; Technology

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Brenda Cartmel, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Carcinoma; Chronic Disease; Disease-Free Survival; Epidemiology; Nutrition Disorders; Nutritional Sciences; Ovarian Neoplasms; Stress, Psychological; Tanning

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Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MSc, MBA, MA, MPH, FACS, FRCS(C)

Associate Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Director, The Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Assistant Director, Global Oncology, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Interests

Breast Neoplasms; Ethics; Health Services Research; Quality of Health Care

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Elizabeth Brooks Claus, PhD, MD

Professor of Biostatistics; Director of Medical Research, School of Public Health; Director of Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Director of Medical Research, School of Public Health

Director of Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Research Interests

Breast Neoplasms; Central Nervous System Neoplasms; Epidemiology; Meningioma; Neurosurgery; Statistics as Topic

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Amy Davidoff, PhD, MS

Senior Research Scientist in Public Health (Health Policy)

Research Interests

Early Detection of Cancer; Health Policy; Insurance, Health; Medically Uninsured; Medicare; Medicare Part D; Neoplasms; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Prescription Drugs

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Nicole Cardello Deziel, PhD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

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Robert Dubrow, MD, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Brain Neoplasms; Climate Change; Epidemiology; Glioma; HIV Infections

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Leah McArthur Ferrucci, PhD, MPH

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Chronic Disease; Colorectal Neoplasms; Epidemiology; Public Health; Skin Neoplasms; Survivors; Tanning

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Lisa Fucito, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Director, Tobacco Treatment Service Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Research Interests

Alcoholism; Psychotherapy; Risk Reduction Behavior; Sleep; Smoking Cessation; Tobacco

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