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Robert Hoover Presents the Cutter Lecture on Preventive Medicine

Robert Hoover

In May, Robert N. Hoover, M.D., Sc.D., Director of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, presented the 159th Cutter Lecture on Preventive Medicine at the Harvard School of Public Health. His lecture was titled “Hormonal carcinogenesis across the life course.” Since 1912, this has been one of the most respected institutionalized lectures in the fields of preventive medicine and epidemiology. Lecturers have included some of the most distinguished public health scientists, researchers, and professionals, including the founders of modern epidemiology.