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Topic: cancer risk

Rafael Meza Rafael Meza, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology of Epidemiology
Phone: 734-763-1946 E-mail: rmeza@umich.edu

  • Uses biomathematical modeling and biostatistics to look at how cancer prevention and control strategies, like screening or risk factor prevention, can be most effective and what the best policy decisions are regarding population level prevention and early detection of cancers.
  • can discuss application of epidemiology, biostatistics, and biomathematics to the development of and spread of cancers and chronic illness.
  • His research is high impact and global. For ex, "Modeling the policy Impact on cigarette and smokeless use and on US mortality" and "Burden of Type 2 diabetes in Mexico: Past, current and future prevalence and incidence rates", and "Benefits and Harms of Computed Tomography Lung Cancer Screening Strategies: A Comparative Modeling Study for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force."

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Rafael MezaRafael Meza, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology in Epidemiology
Phone: 734-763-1946 E-mail: rmeza@umich.edu

  • Uses biomathematical modeling and biostatistics to look at how cancer prevention and control strategies, like screening or risk factor prevention, can be most effective and what the best policy decisions are regarding population level prevention and early detection of cancers.      MORE

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