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Mona Saraiya, MD, MPH

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Mona Saraiya, MD, MPH, leads the global cancer portfolio at CDC since 2010. She has been serving in the role as Associate Director in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control’s (DCPC’s) Office of International Cancer Control since 2014. Prior to her current position, Dr. Saraiya served as a medical officer and worked on domestic issues related to skin cancer epidemiology and cervical cancer prevention and control. Her cervical cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV) research portfolio includes an initiative to characterize the HPV-associated cancer burden in the United States, and adherence to cervical cancer screening guidelines, especially with newer technologies such as HPV testing.

She graduated from Rush Medical College, completed a Masters of Public Health at Emory School of Public Health, completed a residency in Preventive Medicine/Public Health, and is board certified by the American College of Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Saraiya is an alumna of the Epidemic Intelligence Service program, an adjunct professor at Emory University and at Morehouse School of Medicine, and has published more than 150 articles during her tenure at CDC.

Dr. Saraiya provided CDC Expert Commentary for Medscape on Clearing Up Confusion About Cervical Cancer Screening.

Some of the most recent articles Dr. Saraiya has authored include—

Dr. Saraiya is featured in the following podcasts—