Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr., M.D.
|Organization:||National Cancer InstituteDivision of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Office of the Director|
|Address:||NCI Shady GroveRoom 7E586|
Dr. Fraumeni received an A.B. degree from Harvard College, an M.D. from Duke University, and an M.Sc. in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed a medical residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. After joining the National Cancer Institute as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service, he became head of the Ecology Studies Section in 1966, Chief of the Environmental Epidemiology Branch in 1975, Director of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program in 1979, and Director of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics in 1995. In recognition of his research accomplishments in unraveling the environmental and genetic determinants of cancer, Dr. Fraumeni has received numerous honors, including the Abraham Lilienfeld Award from the American College of Epidemiology, John Snow Award from the American Public Health Association, James D. Bruce Award from the American College of Physicians, Nathan Davis Award from the American Medical Association, Charles S. Mott Prize from the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation, Medal of Honor from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, and Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association for Cancer Research. Dr. Fraumeni is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, and the Association of American Physicians. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.