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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

UNC Faculty Elected President of the Society for Epidemiologic Research

Dr. Andrew Olshan, Barbara Sorenson Hulka Distinguished Professor in Cancer Epidemiology and chair of the epidemiology department in the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been elected president of the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER). SER is the oldest and largest general epidemiology society in North America.

[Photo: Dr. Andrew Olshan]

Dr. Olshan, whose term as president-elect began July 1, is a world-renowned researcher whose work has included studies on cancer, reproductive, perinatal and pediatric epidemiology, with a focus on the etiology of head and neck cancer, breast cancer, childhood cancer and birth defects.