Carol Sweeney, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine
Carol Sweeney, PhD, is an investigator at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), an associate professor in the Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program. She directs the Survey Methods and Data Collection Shared Resource (SMDC). She conducts research on cancer epidemiology, with specific interests in the role of common genetic variants in cancer susceptibility and survival, and in the epidemiology of cancer survivors. She is also a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences steering committee at HCI.
Sweeney received an MS degree in environmental health followed by a PhD in epidemiology, both from the University of Washington. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Division of Molecular Epidemiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In 2000, she received an American Association of Cancer Researchers (AACR) Susan G. Komen Foundation Young Investigator Scholar Award. In 2001, she received an AACR Pfizer Scholar in Cancer Research Award.