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Christian Abnet Appointed as Acting Chief of NEB

Christian Abnet

In July, Christian C. Abnet, Ph.D., M.P.H., was named Acting Chief of the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch (NEB). Dr. Abnet joined NCI as a Cancer Prevention Fellow in 1998, became a tenure-track investigator in NEB in 2005, and was awarded tenure in May 2014.

Since 2011, Dr. Abnet, Demetrius Albanes, M.D., Sanford M. Dawsey, M.D., and Rashmi Sinha, Ph.D., served as joint NEB Acting Chiefs. Dr. Sinha will continue to serve as NEB Deputy Chief.