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Michael Kebede is an iCURE predoctoral fellow in the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch.

Michael Kebede, M.P.H.

Predoctoral Fellow
iCURE Scholar

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Michael Kebede, M.P.H., joined DCEG as an iCURE scholar and pre-doctoral fellow in the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch (MEB) branch in August 2023. Mr. Kebede earned his M.P.H. in cancer epidemiology from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, Washington, DC, in 2019. Prior to joining DCEG, he worked at the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill, as graduate research assistant. Mr. Kebede was a postbaccalaureate fellow in the Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch (ITEB) working under the mentorship of Maria Teresa Landi, M.D., Ph.D., from 2018-2020, and a summer intern in the Clinical Genetics Branch mentored by Shahinaz Gadalla, M.D., Ph.D., in 2018.

In MEB, Mr. Kebede investigates moderate to vigorous physical activity and the breast tumor microenvironment. His mentors are Charles Matthews, Ph.D., senior investigator, MEB, Melissa Treoster, Ph.D., M.P.H., Professor, UNC Gillings School of International Public Health, and Jonine Figueroa, Ph.D., M.P.H., senior investigator, ITEB.