Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PHD

Vice President, Surveillance and Health Services Research, American Cancer Society, Inc.
250 Williams St.
Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

Dr. Ahmedin Jemal received his DVM from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and PhD in Epidemiology from Louisiana State University. He obtained post-doctoral training in descriptive epidemiology at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Jemal leads the Surveillance & Health Services Research Program at the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Jemal’s research interests include cancer disparities and the social determinants of health and health services and outcomes research. His main goal at ACS has been to build a strong research team of cancer surveillance and health services research in order to promote the application of evidence-based cancer prevention and control. Dr. Jemal has published over 250 scientific articles and co-authored over 20 book chapters.