WHI LILAC Study Investigators

Learn about investigators responsible for leading and conducting the WHI Cancer Survivor Cohort (CSC) study.

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Garnet Anderson, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, Women’s Health Initiative Clinical Coordinating Center
Senior Vice President and Director, Public Health Sciences Division 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington

Research focus/specialties: Design, analysis, and conduct of randomized trials; biostatistics; women's health; chronic disease prevention research; ovarian cancer, including biomarkers, screening, and risk.
 

Contact information: garnet@whi.org

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Bette Caan, Dr.P.H.

Principal Investigator, Women’s Health Initiative Cancer Survivor Cohort
Senior Research Scientist, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Division of Research

Research focus/specialties: Women's health; breast cancer epidemiology, survivorship; nutritional epidemiology; weight change; design, analysis, and conduct of randomized trials

Contact information: bette.caan@kp.org

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Lisa Johnson, Ph.D.

Project Director, WHI Cancer Survivor Cohort (The LILAC Study)
Principal Staff Scientist, Public Health Sciences Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington
 
Research focus/specialties: Cancer epidemiology; molecular and genetic epidemiology; women’s health; HPV-related cancers; survivorship.
 
Contact information: ljohnson@whi.org

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​Electra Paskett, Ph.D.

​Marion N. Rowley Professor of Cancer Research, the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine
Director for Population Sciences and Program Leader of the Cancer Control Program in the OSU Comprehensive Cancer
 
Research focus/specialties: Intervention research directed at cancer prevention, early detection and survivorship issues specifically among underserved populations
 
Contact information: Electra.Paskett@osumc.edu