Columbia University Medical School, Columbia Presbyterian
- Myron M. Studner Professor of Cancer Research and Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Columbia University
- Associate Director for Population Science, Leader of the Prevention, Control, and Disparities Program for the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia
- Co-Director of the Cancer Prevention Center of New York Presbyterian Hospital
- Initiated a series of important studies focused on risk factors for the occurrence and recurrence of colorectal adenomatous polyps (adenomas). These studies have extended into the use and yield of colonoscopy and fecal occult blood testing for routine screening and diagnosis.
- An editorial by Dr. Neugut in 1988 was the first to suggest the use of colonoscopy for routine screening of asymptomatic adults.
- Co-principal Investigator of the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project.
- Principal investigator of an NCI-funded Training Program in Cancer Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Environmental Health Sciences.
- Former President of the American Society of Preventive Oncology
- He has served on numerous study sections and review committees, both at NIH and elsewhere.
- MD/PHD from Columbia University.
- Internal Medicine residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
- Fellowship in Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
- MPH in Epidemiology as an Andrew Mellon Fellow at Columbia.
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