Robin B Harris, PhD, MPH

Professor, Epidemiology

Robin B. Harris is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. She earned a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Washington and Master’s in Public Health from the University of Texas at Houston. She is Co-Director of the Skin Cancer Institute at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. 

Cancer Focus

Her research interests broadly focus on causes and prevention of cancer, with a primary emphasis in skin cancer prevention and environmental health disparities. She is a member of the Arizona Melanoma Task Force that identified substantial under-reporting of melanoma in Arizona and implemented strategies to address this issue. Currently, Dr. Harris is the principal investigator of the Hopi Environmental Health Project for the Center for Indigenous Environmental Health Research and a study investigating Helicobacter pylori infection and stomach cancer with the Navajo as part of the Native American Cancer Prevention Program. Dr. Harris is also co-principal investigator for the T32 Cancer Health Disparities Postdoctoral Training in Cancer Prevention.

Research Program Role
Cancer Prevention and Control Program

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Robin B Harris, PhD, MPH