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Carol Sweeney, Ph.D.

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Internal Medicine - Professor

Divisions: Epidemiology

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carol.sweeney@hsc.utah.edu

Carol Sweeney, PhD, is a professor in the Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, an investigator at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), and a member of the HCI Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program. She conducts research on cancer epidemiology, with specific interests in the role of common genetic variants in cancer susceptibility and survival and in the epidemiology of cancer survivors. She teaches epidemiology in the Research Education, Training, and Career Development core of the Utah Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. She is director for operations and evaluation at the Utah Cancer Registry.

Sweeney received an MS degree in Environmental Health followed by a PhD in Epidemiology, both from the University of Washington. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Division of Molecular Epidemiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Education History

Postdoctoral Fellowship National Center for Toxicological Research
Molecular Epidemiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Washington
Epidemiology
Ph.D.
Graduate Training University of Washington
Environmental Health
M.S.
Undergraduate Wellesley College
Biological Sciences
B.A.