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Elvan Daniels, MD, MPH

Director, Cancer Prevention and Control Program

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Elvan Daniels, MD, MPH is the director of the Cancer Prevention and Control program in the Extramural Grants department at the American Cancer Society. Dr. Daniels is a family physician with over 20 years of experience addressing health disparities in medically underserved communities. Prior to joining the Society, she served as a medical director of several federally-qualified health centers in South Carolina, director of the Guthrie Clinic Women’s Wellness Center, Sayre, PA and the associate director for community oriented primary care at the National Center for Primary Care (NCPC), Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA.

Dr. Daniels completed medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI and family practice residency at Ghent Family Practice, Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk, VA, where she also served as chief resident. Dr. Daniels completed a fellowship in faculty development/clinical research at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston , SC, the Primary Care Faculty Development Program at the Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA and Master of Public Health from Rollins School of Public Health , Emory University, Atlanta, GA with a concentration in health care outcomes.