Researcher Profile

Kitaw Demissie, MD, PhD

Full Member, Cancer Prevention and Control Program

Member since 1999

Academic Appointment

Professor of Epidemiology
School of Public Health
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


  • Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
  • Director, Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities

Research Interests

  • Childhood asthma
  • Perinatal epidemiology
  • Breast cancer
  • Racial disparity issues in developing health care

Selected Publications

The content for this Researcher Profile is maintained by Paul Novembre (


precision medicine at Rutgers Cancer Institute







Donate Now








Proud member of
Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium



Rutgers Health