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Dr. Ahmedin Jemal: Striving for 'research to action'

'The effects of Dr. Jemal’s groundbreaking research can be felt across the cancer continuum'

Dr. Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, senior vice president, Surveillance & Health Equity Science, at the American Cancer Society, holds two doctoral degrees. Colleagues describe him as “brilliant,” “extraordinary,” and “delightful.” He is a globally respected cancer researcher, a prolific author, and one who leads the creation of perhaps the most highly cited suite of cancer-related publications around the world, ACS' Cancer Facts & Figures. Yet it wasn’t a straight path to where Jemal sits today. Read the recent profile of him, with free access, on The Cancer History Project's website.

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