Otis Webb Brawley, MD

Winship Cancer Institute

Biographical Sketch:
As the chief medical and scientific officer and executive vice president of the American Cancer Society, Otis Webb Brawley, MD, is responsible for promoting the goals of cancer prevention, early detection, and quality treatment through cancer research and education. Dr. Brawley also serves as professor of hematology, oncology, medicine and epidemiology at Emory University and as a medical consultant to the Cable News Network (CNN). He is a medical oncologist and epidemiologist whose academic interests include medical practice patterns and health outcomes. Among numerous other awards, he was a Georgia Cancer Coalition Scholar and received the Key to St. Bernard Parish for his work in the U.S. Public Health Service in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Brawley is a graduate of University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case-Western Reserve University, and a fellowship in medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute.
Accomplishments and Controversies in Cancer Prevention and Control
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