Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Preventive Medicine

Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

The long-term goal of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention is to integrate traditional epidemiologic methods with the ever-advancing molecular and omic techniques in cancer research to identify risk factors molecular markers that may serve as tools for cancer prediction, early detection, and prevention. We conduct cancer epidemiology and prevention research in several areas. Learn more below.


Lifang Hou, MD, PhD, MS

Division Director

William Funk, PhD

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Wei Zhang, PhD

Associate Professor

Jun Wang, PhD

Research Assistant Professor