Jane Henley, MSPH

Jane Henley, MSPH

Jane Henley is an epidemiologist in the Cancer Surveillance Branch in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at CDC. Ms. Henley joined CDC in 2010 and uses data from CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries and other surveillance systems to monitor cancer outcomes. Before coming to CDC, she worked as an epidemiologist at the American Cancer Society in the analytic epidemiology program and conducted analyses using data from the Cancer Prevention Study cohorts.

Her research interests include surveillance of cancers linked to modifiable risk factors, including tobacco use, alcohol use, physical activity, and obesity. She has contributed to more than 100 journal articles and book chapters, including publications about cancer surveillance; rare cancers including mesothelioma; lung cancer and other tobacco-related cancers; health consequences of cigarette, cigar, pipe, and smokeless tobacco use; and health benefits of smoking cessation. She has lectured on the use of population-based cancer registry data in cancer prevention and control at Emory University and lung cancer at the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Ms. Henley earned an undergraduate degree in statistics from Mount Holyoke College and a master of science in public health in biostatistics from the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.

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