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Melinda Irwin, PhD, MPH

Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases); Associate Cancer Center Director, Population Sciences; Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control, Yale Cancer Center; Deputy Director (Public Health), Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Contact Information

Melinda Irwin, PhD, MPH

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Chronic Disease Epidemiology

    PO Box 208034, 60 College Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8034

    United States

Research Summary

Professor Irwin's primary research interests are in the areas of energy balance and cancer prevention and prognosis. She is trained in cancer epidemiology, exercise physiology, and clinical trials. Specifically, Professor Irwin's research involves examining the effect of exercise and weight loss on adherence to adjuvant treatments, cancer biomarkers, treatment side effects and quality of life.

Speciailzed Terms: Energy balance; Cancer prevention and prognosis

Coauthors

Research Interests

Breast Neoplasms; Neoplasms by Histologic Type; Obesity; Ovarian Neoplasms; Weight Loss; Exercise

Public Health Interests

Cancer

Selected Publications