Creator: Katie O’Brien
Epidemiology Epidemiology. 16(3):410-413, May 2005
In addition to studying social, occupational, and environmental causes of lung cancer and coronary heart disease, Dr. Lester Breslow made extensive contributions to more general public health topics such as aging, chronic disease prevention, health policy, and health measurement and monitoring. Dr. Breslow served as the Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of California at Los Angeles, and was a member of the Institute of Medicine.