Thomas C. Tucker, PhD
Thomas C. Tucker, PhD, co-director, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design, is associate professor, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health; and associate director, Cancer Control and Prevention, Markey Cancer Center. He is PI on the National Cancer Institute’s SEER program in Kentucky and for the CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries in Kentucky. He is the past president of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries and chaired the committee which established certification standards for population-based cancer surveillance programs in North America. Dr. Tucker is the recipient of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registry’s highest honor, the Calum Muir Award, for lifetime contributions to the science of cancer surveillance. He has also served as a member of the National Coordinating Council for Cancer Surveillance in the United States and the Canadian Council of Cancer Registries. Dr. Tucker is actively engaged in population-based cancer research at the state, national and international levels.