Arica White, PhD, MPH, CDC

Arica White FinalArica White, PhD, MPH is an epidemiologist in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. She joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2009 as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer. Her research is focused on understanding and addressing breast and colorectal cancer disparities. She is currently leading a project to help state public health departments mobilize their data resources more effectively to inform strategies to reduce disparities in breast cancer mortality. She also serves as the lead project officer for the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network.  Dr. White completed her undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins University, and earned her master of public health degree from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She also completed a PhD in epidemiology at the University of Texas School of Public Health (UTSPH). During her tenure at UTSPH, she was a predoctoral fellow in the Cancer Education and Career Development Program, a training program funded by the National Cancer Institute.


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