Thomas M. Becker, MD, PhD
Director, Tel: 503-494-1175 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Becker is a CDC-trained epidemiologist with substantial experience in public health-related research, particularly in special populations. He serves as the Director of the Center for Healthy Communities, Professor and Chairman in the Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine at OHSU, and an investigator at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. By training, Dr. Becker is a medical epidemiologist with interests in both infectious and chronic disease epidemiology, with focused interests in viral carcinogenesis as related to cancers in special populations. He has published extensively on American Indian and Hispanic health issues, and is currently funded to carry out etiologic studies of cervical neoplasia in American Indian and Alaska Native populations. In addition to his training in medicine and public health, Dr. Becker also has a PhD in Anthropology, and his research has been designed to combine his experience in all of these disciplines. At OHSU, he teaches courses in epidemiologic methods and in infectious disease epidemiology.