John A. Baron

John Baron, MD, MS, MSc, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Professor in the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

MD, MS, MSc
Professor
UNC-Chapel Hill
Cancer Epidemiology

Area of interest

My work has focussed on the epidemiology and prevention of colorectal neoplasia. Currently I am investigating the immunological response to colorectal pre-invasive lesions. Other interests include estrogen-related cancers.

Awards and Honors

  • 2008 Royal Melbourne Hospital Overseas Visitor
  • 2008 Cannon lecturer
  • Society for Gastrointestinal Radiology
  • 2007 Miller lecturer┬áSection of Gastroenterology, University of Iowa
  • 2004 Katherine Swan Ginsburg Memorial lecturer┬áDivision of Rheumatology, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
  • 1993 American Epidemiological Society
  • 1992 American Cancer Society Scholar Award
  • 1980-85 Milbank Scholar Award (Epidemiology)
  • 1967-69 National Science Foundation Competitive Fellowship
  • 1967 Girshick Prize in Statistics, Stanford University
  • 1967 B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Yale University
  • 1967 deForest Prize in mathematics, Yale University
  • 1966 Anthony Stanley Award (mathematics), Yale University
  • 1966 Election to Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University
  • 1963 Yale National Scholarship, Yale University

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