Eleni Linos, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||2340 Sutter Street|
San Francisco CA 94143
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, affecting more than 2 million people each year in the United States alone. Understanding how to best prevent and treat skin cancer is tremendously important for both the public health community as well as for individual patients.
Eleni Linos MD DrPH, is dually trained in public health and dermatology. She is a leader in the field of skin cancer research and prevention. Dr. Linos leads a multidisciplinary international research team of postdoctoral fellows, medical students, and research scientists. The team’s primary goals are to better understand the causes of skin cancer and apply this to cancer prevention. Dr. Linos’ team also works to help patients make informed treatment decisions, tailored to their individual preferences and personal characteristics.
Dr. Linos completed her medical education at Cambridge and Oxford Univerisities in the United Kingdom. She then went on to complete her doctorate at the Harvard School of Public Health in Cancer Epidemiology and then trained to become a board certified dermatologist at Stanford University.
Dr. Linos, has published numerous papers in high impact journals such as Journal of the National Cancer Institute, JAMA Internal Medicine and BMJ among others. The advances that Dr. Linos has made in her studies have implications for the entire field of medicine and cancer prevention.
Public Health, Cancer Prevention, Melanoma, Basal and Squamous cell skin cancer, Geriatric Dermatology, General Dermatology
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