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Edward Trapido, ScD, F.A.C.E.

Dr. Edward Trapido is Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the Louisiana State University School of Public Health. He is also Deputy Director for Population Science in the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, and the Coordinator for LSU Health Sciences Center’s research on the Gulf Oil Spill. Before joining LSU, Dr. Trapido was Professor of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Vice Chair for Education, at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

From 2003-2008, D. Trapido was Associate Director of the Epidemiology and Genetics Research Program, at the NCI. A cancer epidemiologist by training, Dr. Trapido received his ScD and ScM degrees from the Harvard University School of Public Health, and an MSPH from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Dr. Trapido’s areas of specialization are cancer epidemiology, prevention, control, HIV, tobacco, global health, environmental epidemiology, health disparities. His professional interests include disasters, global cancer planning, tobacco, HIV, health disparities, and public health. His personal interest include politics and policy. Dr. Trapido’s notable courses taught are Global Public Health, Cancer Epidemiology, Health Disparities.