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DEBBIE SASLOW, Ph.D.

Debbie Saslow, Ph.D., senior director HPV related and women's cancers, has served at the American Cancer Society for the past 18 years. Dr. Saslow is responsible for developing and updating ACS guidelines, including guidelines for breast and cervical cancer screening and for HPV vaccination. She ensures that ACS information and policies related to women’s cancers are scientifically accurate and current, and has been instrumental in building collaborative relationships with organizations across the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors globally as well as within the U.S. Dr. Saslow is also the Principal Investigator on two cooperative agreements to increase HPV vaccination, and serves as the Vice-Chair of the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable.

Before joining the Society, Dr. Saslow was coordinator of the President’s National Action Plan on Breast Cancer. She received her undergraduate degree in biology with honors from Brown University, her PhD in human and molecular genetics from Yale University, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institutes’ Laboratory of Pathology in Women’s Cancers.

 

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