Anita Kinney is a professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and director of the Center for Cancer Health Equity at the School of Public Health. She also serves as the associate director for cancer health equity and engagement at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and director of ScreenNJ, a statewide cancer prevention and screening program. In these roles, Kinney seeks to advance cancer health equity in cancer prevention and care delivery through community partnerships and engagement, outreach, and a team science approach.
Kinney has sustained research funding by the National Institutes of Health for nearly 30 years with a focus on cancer prevention, community and clinical genetics, and survivorship. Kinney’s research program is internationally recognized for studying and reducing cancer health disparities and translating genomic discoveries into clinical and public health practice. Her research brings a combination of behavioral science, clinical, and epidemiologic perspectives to address unsolved cancer problems in diverse populations and settings.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
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New Brunswick, NJ 08903