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Philip E. Castle, Ph.D.

Philip Castle Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

Dr. Philip Castle is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y., USA, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Global Cancer Initiative (Chestertown, MD, USA), and the CEO and Co-Founder of the Global Coalition Against Cervical Cancer (Arlington, VA, USA). He is also a Visiting Professor at the Cancer Institute/Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, P.R. China and Honorary Professor at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Dr. Castle’s professional interests are (1) epidemiology of human papillomaviruses (HPV) and cervical/anogenital cancer; (2) science and translation of cancer prevention strategies; (3) evidence-based medicine; and (4) international health. Dr. Castle has conducted research studies on cervical cancer prevention strategies in China and Costa Rica, and is currently conducting research studies on cervical cancer prevention strategies in Australia, Norway, El Salvador, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, and Rwanda. Dr. Castle regularly participates in the development of national and international guidelines for cervical cancer prevention. Dr. Castle serves as a consultant for several countries on the development of national cervical cancer prevention programs and is participating in pilot/demonstration projects in El Salvador, Bolivia, and Vietnam. He is currently a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection and Prevention (NBCCEDP) Advisory Committee and member of the Board of Directors of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP).


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