Panelist: Tim Byers, MD, MPH
Episodes in which Tim Byers, MD, MPH appears
Professor of Preventive Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO
Dr. Byers has held the position of Professor of Preventive Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado since 1995. He is also the Deputy Director of the University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center. He was formerly Chief of the Chronic Disease Prevention Branch of the Nutrition Division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Dr. Byers is an expert in cancer prevention research. He has worked in various settings in clinical medicine, public health, and academic medicine. He has a particular interest in epidemiologic studies of the role of early detection, diet, and nutrition in the prevention of cancer. He has published over 250 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals. His current research at the University of Colorado School of Medicine includes epidemiologic and clinical studies of nutrients as protective factors in prostate, colon, breast, and lung cancer, studies of cancer treatment decision-making by patients and physicians, studies of cancer genetics, and studies to promote the early detection of cancers of the breast and colorectum.