David J. Hunter, MBBS, MPH, ScD
Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School Of Public Health
Associate Epidemiologist, Channing Laboratory, Brigham And Women's Hospital
DF/HCC Program AffiliationCancer EpidemiologyBreast CancerCancer Genetics
Dr. Hunter's principal research interests are the etiology of cancer in women, particularly breast, ovarian, and skin cancer. He is an investigator on the Nurses' Health Study, a long-running cohort of 121,000 US women, and was project director for the Nurses' Health Study II, a newer cohort of 116,000 women. He also analyzes inherited susceptibility to cancer and other chronic diseases using molecular techniques and studying molecular markers in environmental exposures. Dr. Hunter is also the Dean for Academic Affairs at the Harvard School of Public Health.
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