Robert A. Hiatt, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University California, San Francisco
Dr. Hiatt was the first Deputy Director of the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the NCI and has developed his research program and training activities around this experience at the national level. His research interests include cancer epidemiology, especially breast cancer, cancer prevention and screening, health outcomes research, the social determinants of cancer, and environmental exposures in early development related to cancer. Dr. Hiatt was responsible for the development, approval and management of a new UCSF doctoral program in Epidemiology & Translational Science. He serves as a member of the National Academy of Sciences Board of Environmental Studies and Toxicology.