Cancer epidemiologist and head of the Surveillance & Health Services Research Program at American Cancer Society.
Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, is a cancer epidemiologist and heads the Surveillance & Health Services Research Program at American Cancer Society. He holds Adjunct Professorship appointment in the Department of Epidemiology, Emory University.
Dr. Jemal has broad areas of research interest- including cancer disparities, national and international patterns of cancer, and the effects of public health policies and programs on access to care and utilization and outcomes- with a goal of accelerating the application of known interventions broadly and equitably.
For nearly 20 years, Dr. Jemal has been a regular contributor to two
widely cited annual publications in the cancer literature–The Annual
Report to the Nation and the Cancer Statistics– that provide updates to
the research and public health communities about progress against
See also: American Cancer Society - Nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.
Ahmedin Jemal News
Cancers linked to obesity rising fastest in young adults
Independent - 04-Feb-2019
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