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Chief, Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch

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Robert Burk Gives Inaugural Wacholder Lecture

In April 2018, DCEG welcomed Robert Burk, M.D., Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, as the inaugural Sholom Wacholder Distinguished Lecturer in Quantitative Health Sciences. The lectureship is named in memory of Sholom Wacholder, Ph.D., senior investigator in the Biostatistics Branch.

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Learn about Dr. Wacholder's research legacy

The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) is a research program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Division is the world’s most comprehensive cancer epidemiology research group. Its renowned epidemiologists, geneticists, and biostatisticians conduct population and multidisciplinary research to discover the genetic and environmental determinants of cancer and new approaches to cancer prevention. The Division’s research impacts public health policy in the United States and around the world.