Marc T. Goodman, PhD, MPH
Director, Cancer Prevention and Genetics
Associate Director, Population Science
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
Marc Troup Goodman, PhD, MPH is the Director of Cancer Prevention and Genetics and the Associate Director of Population Science at Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute.
The biological interplay between hormones, diet, genetics, and metabolism on the risk of cancer in women has been a long standing interest of Dr. Goodman’s, including investigations of ovarian, breast and uterine cancers. Dr. Goodman has also conducted several longitudinal studies of human papillomavirus-related disease in men and women. He has been the principal investigator on numerous research projects, many with a special focus on the racially diverse and underserved populations in Hawaii.
A much sought after speaker, Dr. Goodman has lectured at many national and international conferences. He has written extensively on cancer, including the relationship of genetics and cancer, and has co-authored 13 book chapters and 191 articles in peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Goodman earned a bachelor’s in biology from Columbia College in New York. He earned a master’s of public health in epidemiology from the University of California, Los Angeles and then went on to earn a doctorate in epidemiology from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Prior to joining Cedars-Sinai, Dr. Goodman was a professor in the Cancer Research Center at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu.