Catherine Schairer, Ph.D.
|Organization:||National Cancer InstituteDivision of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Metabolic Epidemiology Branch|
|Address:||NCI Shady GroveRoom 6E340|
Dr. Catherine Schairer joined DCEG as a health statistician in 1982. She has a Master of Science degree in biostatistics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Ph.D. in epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Schairer has a long-standing interest in breast cancer research. She is a co-principal investigator of the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project Follow-up study, and recently led a case-control study of inflammatory breast cancer in North Africa. Dr. Schairer has served as Chair of the NCI Special Studies Institutional Review Board since 2011.