Peter Shields, MD

Peter Shields

College

College of Medicine

Division/Department

Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Professor

Research Program

Cancer Control

Research Interest

Breast Neoplasms, Lung Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Tobacco Use Disorder, DNA Damage, Environmental Exposure, Cocarcinogenesis, Body Mass Index, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung

Dr. Shields' focus of research is on the development of phenotypes and gene-environment interactions for cancer risk, focusing on both breast cancer risk and the other on tobacco-related harm. Major initiatives, grant projects and contracts that Dr. Shields has directed included a multi-institution contract from the National Cancer Institute directed towards developing new methods to study tobacco products. He also led a Department of Defense Breast Cancer Center of Excellence to understand why alcohol drinking causes breast cancer, and is used as a paradigm for cancer risk relating to nutrition.


Education and Background

Education

  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania, PA (USA)

  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    New York, NY (USA)

Residencies

  • Internship, Internal Medicine

    The George Washington University Hospital

    Washington, DC

  • Residency, Internal Medicine

    The George Washington University Hospital

    Washington, DC

Fellowship

  • Clinical Fellowship, Hematology and Oncology, Joint Program

    National Cancer Institute (NCI) and The George Washington University Hospital (Washington, DC) and the

    Washington, D.C.

Office Locations

D920 James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Inst

460 W 10th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210


614-366-5868

614-293-3132



Publications

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