Chinonye (Nonye) Harvey, M.P.H.
Public Health Advisor, Office of the Associate Director

Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
9609 Medical Center Drive, Rm. 4E304, MSC 9763
Bethesda, MD 20892
(For express delivery, use Rockville, MD 20850)

Interest Areas

  • Global health
  • Health disparities research
  • Role of lifestyle, the environment, and early life exposures in cancer and cancer-related outcomes


  • M.P.H. - Maternal and Child Health and International Health
    George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
  • B.S. - Medical Technology
    Michigan State University


Ms. Harvey is a Public Health Advisor and the lead for Planning and Budget in the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) Office of the Associate Director. As such, she plays a leadership role in EGRP's strategic planning and priority setting efforts.

Since 2006, Ms. Harvey has been the Coordinator of the NCI Cohort Consortium. She plays a key role in managing the Breast Cancer and Environment Research Program initiativeExternal Web Site Policy and was instrumental in coordinating the Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Coordinating Committee, a Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) committee. She previously served as the NCI extramural lead on two signature projects of the NCI Cohort Consortium -- the Vitamin D Pooling Project and the African American BMI and Mortality Pooling Project -- and represents the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) on the NCI's Pancreatic Cancer Action Plan Working Group. Ms. Harvey's other previous leadership roles include chairing the DCCPS Health Disparities Interest Group and mentoring several fellows and interns within DCCPS.

Prior to joining EGRP in 2006, Ms. Harvey was a Program Analyst in the NCI's Office of Cancer Survivorship in DCCPS. Before coming to work at the NCI, she was a Research Associate at The George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Services and served as Project Coordinator of the Mid-Atlantic Region Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, where she worked on children's environmental health research and provider training programs.

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