Otis Brawley

Otis W. Brawley, M.D. FACP is Chief Medical and Scientific Officer and Vice President of the American Cancer Society, and teaches at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He is Professor of Hematology, Oncology, Medicine and Epidemiology. Brawley is not only a medical expert in his field, but also speaks often about cancer prevention and the value of early detection. He received the Key to St. Bernard Parish for work done with the U.S. Public Health Service after Hurricane Katrina.

Brawley is also on the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and is a Senior Research Fellow at the International Prevention Research Institute. In the past, he’s been on the Food and Drug Administration Oncologic Drug Advisory Committee, and chaired the National Institutes of Health Consensus Panel on the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease.

Brawley has been featured on NPR and TEDMED, as well as print publications like The New York Times. He has written for the Washington Post.

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Chief Medical Officer for the American Cancer Society

Areas of Expertise: Cancer Research & Education, Epidemiology, Oncology

Location: Atlanta, GA

Contact Information:

Email: otis.brawley@cancer.org

For interview requests sent via email, please CC Tawanna Brooks, (tawanna.brooks@cancer.org) Administrative Services Manager at the American Cancer Society.

Phone: 404-329-7740 (Office)

Heard on NPR’s All Things Considered: Studies Reignite Mammography Debate for Middle Aged Women