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Project Investigator Biography

Daniel Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.H. Daniel Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.H.

Morehouse School of Medicine
Community Hlth & Preventive Med.,
720 Westview Dr., SW,
Atlanta, GA 30310
phone: (404) 752-1624
fax: (404) 752-1160

Dr. Daniel S. Blumenthal is Professor and Chair of the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, as well as the Associate Dean for Community Programs at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. He has received the Sellers-McCroan Award from the Georgia Public Health Association, the Shining Light Award from the Georgia Association for Primary Health Care, and the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from the Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Blumenthal has written approximately 50 peer-reviewed publications, with most of the recent ones focusing on cancer prevention and control.

Dr. Blumenthal has served as principal investigator on a number of federal cancer grants and contracts, including Avoidable Morality from Cancer (NCI), Minority Cancer Research Network (HHS Office of Minority Health), Consortium Cancer Center (NCI), Research on Community Cancer Control (CDC), Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CDC), and Minority Institution/Cancer Center Partnership (NCI).

Dr. Blumenthal is a graduate of Oberlin College and the University of Chicago School of Medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Charity Hospital of New Orleans (Tulane Division) and received his M.P.H. degree from Emory University. He is board-certified in both pediatrics and preventive medicine. He has served as a VISTA Volunteer physician in Lee County, Arkansas; as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta; and as a medical epidemiologist with the World Health Organization. From 1975-80, he was an assistant professor at the Emory University School of Medicine. On sabbaticals, he served as a consultant to the World Health Organization in Geneva and as a Robert Petersdorf Scholar-in-Residence at the Association of American Medical Colleges.

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Timothy Turner, Ph.D
Edward Partridge, M.D.
Updated: 04/30/12