Dr. Antoinette Stroup, associate professor and chief, division of cancer epidemiology, department of epidemiology at Rutgers School of Public Health was named President-Elect of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR). Dr. Stroup is also the director of the New Jersey State Cancer Registry and principal investigator of the NCI-SEER Registry at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
[Photo: Dr. Antoinette Stroup]
NAACCR is a professional organization that develops and promotes uniform data standards for cancer registration; provides education and training; certifies population-based registries; aggregates and publishes data from central cancer registries; and promotes the use of cancer surveillance data and systems for cancer control and epidemiologic research, public health programs, and patient care to reduce the burden of cancer in North America.
Dr. Antoinette Stroup holds a PhD in epidemiology from University of California, Berkeley. She has published more than 50 manuscripts/book chapters in professional journals and has served on several grant review panels for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health.