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David Zaridze presented WPA/iPRI Award

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Professor David Zaridze was presented with the World Prevention Alliance / International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control.

Peter Boyle presenting WPA/iPRI Award to David Zaridze during NCID 2016
Peter Boyle presenting WPA/iPRI Award to David Zaridze during NCID 2016

Professor Zaridze was initially a pathologist but re-focussed on Epidemiology during a year spent working with Sir Richard Doll in Oxford, United Kingdom. After a spell at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (1979-1985) he returned to Moscow and in 1987 became Director of the Institute of Carcinogenesis at the N. N. Blokhin Cancer Research Centre. He is currently Deputy Director of the Russian Cancer Research Centre. Professor Zaridze has made a significant contribution to epidemiological research of non-communicable diseases and premature death. He has led a major effort in canсer epidemiology in Russia with his efforts in tobacco and alcohol of particular importance. He has clearly shown the impact of smoking and excessive alcohol drinking on life expectancy and several key diseases including cancer. This represents a major contribution to understanding of non-communicable disease in general and to Cancer Control.

Pat Loehrer presented WPA/iPRI Award

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Dr Patrick Loehrer was presented with the World Prevention Alliance/International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. Dr. Loehrer is director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and the H.H. Gregg Professor of… Continue Reading

David Byrne presented WPA/iPRI Award

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Mr. David Byrne was presented with the World Prevention Alliance / International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. The former Barrister and Attorney General for Ireland was appointed European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection in… Continue Reading

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