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Anna R Giuliano

Anna R Giuliano

Anna R Giuliano
Professor

Contact

Office:
Phone: 813/745-6820
Email: Anna.Giuliano@Moffitt.org

Education

MS in Nutrition: Tufts University, School of Nutrition, Medford, MA
PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry: Tufts University, School of Nutrition, Medford, MA
Fellow in Epidemiology Statistics: New England Epidemiology Institute
NCI Cancer Prevention Fellow in Cancer Prevention Epidemiology: University of Arizona

Research

Anna R. Giuliano, PhD, is the founding director of the Center for Infection Research in Cancer (CIRC) at the Moffitt Cancer Center. Her career had its inception in the relationship between human papillomavirus (HPV) infections and cervical cancer in women, and has evolved over the past several decades to encompass HPV and penile, anal, and oral cancers in men, as well as other infectious diseases and their causal relationships with various cancers. Her work has contributed significantly to our understanding of the rate at which HPV infections are acquired and cleared, the proportion that progress to disease, and also to HPV vaccine protection against multiple diseases in women and men. An expert in the field of cancer research with a longstanding and successful record of National Institutes of Health funding since 1990, she has been actively involved in cancer epidemiology and prevention studies conducted among diverse populations in the United States and abroad. In the course of those endeavors, Dr Giuliano was a contributor to the 1999 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report titled The Unequal Burden of Cancer and the 2005 International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) report that concluded for the first time that HPV is a cause of multiple cancers in women and men. In 2013, at the 100th anniversary of the American Cancer Society (ACS), she was the recipient of the ACS Distinguished Achievement in Cancer Award. Dr Giuliano has authored more than 330 peer-reviewed publications.