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Meg Watson, MPH

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Meg Watson, MPH, has been an epidemiologist in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control’s Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch since 2006. Her research focuses primarily on issues related to skin cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers.

Ms. Watson led the development and served as the lead writer for the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer, published in 2014. She was hired originally as a fellow and worked under the guidance of Dr. Mona Saraiya to produce a special supplement edition of the journal Cancer, titled “Assessing the Burden of HPV-Associated Cancers in the U.S.” She led the production and publication of a special supplement edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology examining melanoma in the United States, which was published in 2011. In addition to these large projects, she has conducted several additional analyses and projects, primarily using cancer surveillance data.

The most recent articles Ms. Watson has first-authored include—

Ms. Watson is featured in the following podcasts—