Edward Trapido received an M.S.P.H. degree in parasitology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA, in 1974, and he holds S.M. and S.D. degrees in epidemiology from Harvard University School of Public Health, MASS, USA, in 1981. He is a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology and a Member of its Executive Committee. He recently returned to the University of Miami to be a Professor at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, the Acting Director of the Division of Epidemiology, and the Director of the Global Research and Evaluation Center. Prior to this, he was a Deputy Director for the International Cancer Control in the Office of the Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and an Associate Director for the Epidemiology and Genetics Research Program at the NCI. He currently spends half of his time working for the International Agency for Research on Cancer, on the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Program of Action for Cancer Therapy, and the other half in Miami, on studies of tobacco, cancer, and HIV. He is also involved in teaching, mentoring, and directing the Ph.D. Program in Epidemiology. He managed a comprehensive program of grant-supported, population-based research intended to increase the understanding of cancer etiology and prevention while he was at the NCI. Four hundred research grants and cooperative agreements totaling $280 million were supported, covering and array of topics.
Biography Updated on 18 October 2009