Shelley Tworoger, PhD

Shelley Tworoger, PhD

Associate Center Director of Population Science
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Dr. Tworoger is a cancer epidemiologist who joined Moffitt Cancer Center in May, 2017, from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She trained at the University of Washington. The primary goal of her research is to reduce morbidity and mortality from ovarian and breast cancers by enhancing risk prediction models and improving primary and secondary prevention recommendations using an integrative, multidisciplinary approach. Her role as Associate Center Director of Population Science is to advance the scope of population science research across the cancer continuum through leveraging the unique data and consortial resources at Moffitt. Dr. Tworoger was recently appointed as the Principal Investigator of the Moffitt Total Cancer Care initiative; a position she is well suited for as she was the director for the Nurses’ Health Studies Biorepositories for over 10 years at Harvard, which included over 3.5 million specimens from more than 200,000 participants.

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