Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention & Control (CEPC) Research Program

Members of the CEPC translate basic scientific discoveries into population-level research intended to enhance clinical practice and reduce cancer burden. By increasing knowledge of the factors that influence cancer development and outcomes, program members help to advance cancer prevention, detection and treatment efforts, improving the lives of our patients and their loved ones, our community and beyond.

CEPC Program Leaders

Get to know the nationally recognized leaders of MECC's CEPC research program. These dedicated, world-renowned experts are committed to advancing the science of cancer care with thoughtfulness and integrity.

H. Dean Hosgood, PhD, MPH

Co-Leader, Cancer Epidemiology Prevention & Control, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Bruce D. Rapkin, PhD

Associate Director, Community Outreach and Engagement, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

CEPC Program Members

Research members include cancer epidemiologists, population health specialists and clinicians working together to increase our understanding of cancer.

Adebola A. Adedimeji, PhD, MBA, MPH, MS

Associate Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Ilir Agalliu, MD, ScD

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Laurie J. Bauman, PhD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics)

Peter T. Campbell, PhD

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Rosy Chhabra, PsyD

Research Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics)

Jill P. Crandall, MD

Jacob A. and Jeanne E. Barkey Chair in Medicine

Charles B. Hall, PhD

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Biostatistics)

Mimi Kim, ScD

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Biostatistics)

David W. Lounsbury, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

Kara A. Michels, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Alyson B. Moadel-Robblee, PhD

Deputy Director, Community Engagement and Cancer Health Equity, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Harry Ostrer, MD

Director of Genetic and Genomic Testing, Montefiore Medical Center

Stuart H. Packer, MD

Clinical Director, Medical Oncology Service, Weiler Campus

Katia T. Papalezova, MD

Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery

Qibin Qi, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Srilakshmi M. Raj, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics

Thomas E. Rohan, MBBS, PhD, DHSc

Associate Director, Population Science, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Clyde Schechter, MD

Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Howard Strickler, MD

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Elyse S. Sussman, PhD

Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience

Tao Wang, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Biostatistics)

Mayris P. Webber, Dr.P.H.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

Judith Wylie-Rosett, Ed.D.

Professor Emerita, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Health Behavior Research & Implementation Science)

Xiaonan (Nan) Xue, PhD

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Biostatistics)

Rachel Zeig-Owens, Dr.P.H.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)