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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.

UNC-Chapel Hill
Cancer Epidemiology

Area of Interest

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

Awards and Honors

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

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