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Otis Brawley

Otis W. Brawley MD, MACP, FRCP, FASCO, FASE

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

Dr. Brawley is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. He is an authority on cancer screening and prevention and leads a broad interdisciplinary research effort focused on cancer health disparities at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. His work focuses on how to close racial, economic, and social inequalities in the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer. It is concentrated on the appropriate practice of evidence-based medicine, efficiency in healthcare and the waste that occurs when there is not orthodox interpretation of science.

Dr. Brawley is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London), a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology and one of the few physicians to be named a Master of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Brawley was chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society from 2007 to 2018.

He is a graduate of University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency at Case-Western Reserve University and a fellowship in medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute. He is board certified in Internal medicine and medical oncology.