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Katrina Trivers, PhD, MSPH

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Katrina Trivers, PhD, MSPH is an epidemiologist in the Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch in CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. Her research interests include the epidemiology, prevention, and control of ovarian, breast, and cervical cancers. Her interests in ovarian cancer include symptoms before diagnosis, disparities, and survivorship issues, and she is co-chair of the Division’s ovarian cancer workgroup. Her breast cancer research focuses on cancer genomics, breast cancer in young women (including survivorship issues), and prevention of breast and ovarian cancer in high-risk women.

Dr. Trivers also works as an epidemiologic consultant to CDC’s Inside Knowledge: Get the Facts About Gynecologic Cancer campaign, a national campaign to educate the public and health care providers about gynecologic cancers.

Dr. Trivers completed her undergraduate education at Emory University, receiving a bachelor of science degree in biology and biological anthropology. She received her master of science in public health degree and doctorate in epidemiology from the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Selected recent articles Dr. Trivers has authored include—