Leadership of the NCI Cohort Consortium
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Steering Committee Members
Note: Year following Steering Committee Members' names indicates term end date.
Lynne Wilkens, Dr.P.H. - 2020
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Representing the Multiethnic/Minority Cohort Study of Diet and Cancer
Roger Milne, Ph.D. - 2021
Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
Representing the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
Shine Chang, Ph.D. - 2022
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Representing the Mexican American (Mano a Mano) Cohort Study
Heather Eliassen, Sc.D. - 2021
Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Representing the Nurses’ Health Study-II (NHS-II)
Marc Gunter, Ph.D. - 2021
International Agency for Research Cancer
Representing the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort
James V. Lacey, Jr., Ph.D., M.P.H. - 2022
Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope
Representing the California Teachers Study
Hazel Nichols, Ph.D. - 2021
University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health
Representing the Sister Study
Jeannette M. Schenk, Ph.D., M.S., R.D. - 2022
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Representing the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial
Minouk Schoemaker, Ph.D. - 2022
The Institute of Cancer Research, London
Representing the Breakthrough Generations Study
Xiao-Ou Shu, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. - 2021
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Representing the Shanghai Men’s Health Study (SMHS)
Robert Croyle, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), NCI
Stephen Chanock, M.D.
Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), NCI
Kathy Helzlsouer, M.D., M.H.S.
Associate Director, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), DCCPS, NCI
Alternates for Ex-Officio Members
Deborah Winn, Ph.D.
(for Robert Croyle, Ph.D – DCCPS)
Robert Hoover, M.D., Sc.D.
(for Stephen Chanock, M.D. – DCEG)