Mia Hashibe, PhD

Research Interests

  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology, Molecular

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Family and Preventive Medicine - Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences - Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Divisions: Health System Innovation and Research, Public Health
  • Cancer Center Programs: Cancer Control & Population Sciences

Academic Office Information

  • 375 Chipeta Way
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Mia Hashibe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah and a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator. She is a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program and a co-leader for the Upper Aerodigestive Tract Cancer Disease Oriented Team (UADT DOT).

She is interested in the molecular, global and cancer epidemiology of head and neck cancer, lung cancer, testicular cancer and gynecologic cancers. She is the co-coordinator of the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology (INHANCE) Consortium (http://inhance.iarc.fr/). Her studies include a head and neck cancer genetics study (NIDCR R01), multicenter head and neck cancer case-control study in China (http://www.interchange.utah.edu/), a lung and head and neck cancer case-control study in Nepal, head and neck cancer risk prediction modeling, epidemiology of testicular cancer in Utah and a cancer survivors study in Utah.

Before joining HCI, Hashibe was a scientist with the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France. She earned both a master's and doctoral degree from the University of California Los Angeles.

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology
UCLA/USC Molecular Genetic Epidemiology Training Program
Ph.D.
Graduate Training UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology
Epidemiology
M.P.H.
Undergraduate University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Biology and Japanese
B.S.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Postdoctoral Fellowship International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Postdoctoral Fellow France

Career

Institution Description Country
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Postdoctoral Fellow France
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Scientist France