How I Became a Surgeon, Clinical Researcher, and Director of Global Health Cancer Research – Prof. Adebamowo

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Prof. Clement A. Adebamowo, BM, ChB Hons, ScD, FWACS, FACS, FASCO, FSSO, has a career that spans two continents. He is a tenured Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, a member of the Institute of Human Virology, Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health, Program in Oncology, and Center for Research in Aging, associate director of Population Science, and director of Global Health Cancer Research at the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine—roles he has held since 2009.

Previously, Prof. Adebamowo served as the director of the Institute of Advanced Medical Research and Training and Professor of Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Ibadan, and as a Consultant Surgeon and head of the Division of Surgical Oncology at University College Hospital, in Ibadan, Nigeria.

In an interview published on May 14, 2021 on the ASCO Connection online magazine, the professor speaks on his journey as a professional cancer researcher, his typical daily schedule and other interesting aspects of his career.

Read the full interview on the ASCO Connection website.

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