Jan Marie Eberth, MSPH, Ph.D., FACE
SC-CPCRN III Co-Investigator
Director, Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Twitter - @jmeberth
Jan Eberth, MSPH, PhD, FACE is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of South Carolina and Director of the Rural and Minority Health Research Center. Dr. Eberth received her doctoral degree in epidemiology from the University of Texas School of Public Health and a postdoctoral fellowship in health services research from MD Anderson Cancer Center. The focus of her research over the past decade has been on cancer health disparities, particularly understanding the socioeconomic and structural barriers that impede adequate access and utilization to cancer screening and treatment. Dr. Eberth is a leader within the cancer prevention and control community in South Carolina and nationwide, serving as an invited member of the newly formed National Lung Cancer Roundtable (Vice-Chair of Provider Outreach and Engagement Task Group) and Co-Chair of the CPCRN Rural Cancer Workgroup. She is also an active member of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, a grassroots volunteer organization that advocates for the advancement of cancer research and policy. Dr. Eberth is a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology (ACE) and has been active in the college since 2007. She served as Chair of the ACE Communications Committee from 2014-2016 and currently serves on its Board of Directors.