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Project Investigator Biography

Paul A. Godley, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.P. Paul A. Godley, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.P.

University of North Carolina
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
CB # 7295,
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7295
phone: (919) 843-7709
fax: (919) 966-3015

Dr. Paul A. Godley is an Associate Professor in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the UNC School of Public Health, a member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and a Senior Fellow at the Sheps Center for Health Services Research. In 2001, Dr. Godley became Director of the Program on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health Outcomes (ECHO), a University initiative to advance understanding and elimination of racial health disparities through multidisciplinary research, education and training, and community partnerships. He directs The Carolina-Shaw Partnership for the Elimination of Health Disparities, an innovative health disparities research center based at the Sheps Center.

Dr. Godley sits on the Prostate Committee of the CALGB. He is also Chairman of the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee for the NCI-sponsored SELECT prevention trial. He is a clinically active medical oncologist and epidemiologist who conducts a wide spectrum of population-based investigations of prostate cancer and racial/ethnic health disparities.

Dr. Godley concurrently earned his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He also earned a Ph.D. in Epidemiology at UNC Chapel Hill.

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Updated: 07/23/09