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Cancer Epidemiology and Health Outcomes

Faculty

Dr. Bandera

Elisa V. Bandera, MD, PhD
Professor and Chief, Cancer Epidemiology and Health Outcomes
Co-Leader Cancer Prevention and Control Program


Dr. Bandera’s major research interests include the impact of obesity and body composition and related factors on breast and ovarian cancer risk, treatment outcomes and survival, with a focus on cancer health disparities.
Bandera Research Program

 

Dr. Iyer

Hari Iyer, ScD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Division of Medical Oncology, Section of Cancer Epidemiology and Health Outcomes


Dr. Iyer is a cancer epidemiologist studying how neighborhood environments influence prostate cancer outcomes and care patterns in diverse populations. Using occupational and registry-based cohorts, Dr. Iyer links neighborhood socioeconomic and built environment features to participant addresses over time to determine how these features influence prostate cancer progression and care patterns.
Iyer Research Laboratory

 

Dr. Stroup

Antoinette Stroup, PhD
Professor and Assistant Director of Research and Catchment Data
Center for Health Equity
Director, New Jersey State Cancer Registry

Dr. Stroup’s expertise in cancer surveillance research and descriptive epidemiology has led to research that not only advances methods to assess the burden of disease in large geographically-defined populations, but has led to a growing disparities research portfolio to identify special populations that might be at greater risk for cancer or are underserved.
Stroup Research Program

 

Dr. Qin

Bo (Bonnie) Qin, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Medical Oncology and Section of Cancer Epidemiology and Health Outcomes


Dr. Qin is an epidemiologist with research interests in multilevel modifiable risk factors that influence cancer health disparities, especially breast and ovarian cancers. 
Qin Research Program

 

Dr. Zeinomar

Nur Zeinomar, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Division of Medical Oncology and Section of Cancer Epidemiology and Health Outcomes


Dr. Zeinomar is a cancer epidemiologist interested in understanding the role of genetics, the environment, lifestyle factors, and their interplay on breast cancer etiology and prognosis.  
Zeinomar Research Program

 

Trainees

Dr. Diaz

Carola Sanchez Diaz, PhD
Post Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Sánchez-Díaz is a cancer epidemiologist interested in understanding health disparities in cancer risk factors and outcomes by evaluating key causal pathways at the individual and neighborhood level, with a particular focus on minority populations and women’s health.