The Division of Cancer Prevention and Control in the Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine was established in May 2010.

The division has three goals:

  1. to foster the development and growth of the Population Sciences research program of the Comprehensive Cancer Center, as well as Population Sciences research within the College of Medicine

  2. to facilitate the professional development of fellows and junior faculty within the Department of Internal Medicine in relation to population sciences and clinical research

  3. to provide expertise to other investigators in the Department of Medicine and College of Internal Medicine regarding population sciences, health outcomes and comparative effectiveness research

Electra Paskett, PhD

Division Leader

Electra Paskett


Dr. Paskett is the director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. She became the Marion N. Rowley Professor of Cancer Research at The Ohio State University in 2002. Dr. Paskett is a professor in the Division of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health and also serves as co-leader of the Cancer Control Program and director of the Center for Cancer Health Equity at the OSUCCC – James.

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Contact the Division

Division Administrator:
Sarah Wilkins

1590 N High St
Suite 525
Columbus, OH 43201

Phone: 614-366-4641