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Cancer Epidemiology Faculty

Avonne ConnorAvonne E. Connor, PhD, MPH

Research interests: breast cancer, health disparities, ethnicity/race, obesity, Hispanic Americans, African Americans, cancer survival, polymorphisms/genetic variants, tumor phenotype, chronic inflammation, quality of life

Lorraine DeanLorraine T. Dean, ScD

Research interests: social determinants, cancer survivorship, economic burden, disparities

Gypsyamber D'Souza, PhD, MPH, MSGypsyamber D'Souza

Research interests: HPV, global cancer, cancer prevention, HIV, AIDS malignancy, STD, risk behavior, sexual behavior, cancer screening, epidemiologic methods, high risk populations, papillomavirus

Miranda Jones, PhDMiranda Jones

Research interests: air pollution, arsenic, cancer, cardiovascular disease, environmental health disparites, epidemiology, health disparities, second-hand smoke, tobacco

Corinne E. Joshu, PhD, MPH, MACorinne Joshu

Research interests: epidemiology, prevention, prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, adenomatous polyps, lifestyle, race, telomeres, inflammation, obesity, screening

Darcy F. Phelan-Emrick, DrPH, MHSDarcy Phelan-Emrick

Research interests: epidemiology, applied, professional public health practice, chief epidemiologist, Baltimore, cancer, cervical cancer, HPV, screening, health disparities, health services research, evidence-based, teaching, learning, pedagogy, education

Elizabeth A. Platz, ScD, MPHElizabeth Platz

Research interests: epidemiology, prostate cancer, incidence and recurrence, benign prostatic hyperplasia, colorectal cancer, adenomatous polyps, diet, lifestyle, race, genetics, epigenetics, telomeres, inflammation, insulin, obesity, sex steroid hormones, vitamin D

Anne Fortino Rositch, PhD, MSPHAnne Rositch

Research interests: global cancer epidemiology, low-resource settings, cervical cancer, cancer prevention and early detection, cancer in HIV/AIDS, epidemiological methods, health and economic outcomes modeling, implementation science, cancer disparities and care equity, women's cancers

Kala Visvanathan, MD, FRACP, MHS (Director)Kala Visvanathan

Research interests: etiology, tissue- and blood-based early detection and prognostic biomarkers (genetics, epigenetics, telomeres, Vitamin D), risk assessment/stratification, repurposing medication, primary and secondary prevention of breast and ovarian cancer

Affiliated Faculty

Gregory D. Kirk, MD, PhD, MPH

Alison Klein, PhD, MHS

Genevieve Matanoski, MD, DrPH

Craig Pollack, MD

Bruce Trock, PhD

Hsin-Chieh Yeh, PhD