Jiemin Ma, PhD
Senior Epidemiologist, Surveillance Research
Dr. Ma earned his BS degree in Preventive Medicine from Hebei Medical University in 1994 and received a master degree in Epidemiology & Biostatistics from Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine in 1999. From 1999 to 2004, he subsequently worked as an assistant research scientist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Peking Union Medical College. After receiving his PhD degree in Epidemiology and MHS degree in Biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dr. Ma joined the Surveillance Research Program at the American Cancer Society as a senior epidemiologist in March 2010.
Dr. Ma’s research interests include cancer disparities and cancer risk factors with a focus on smoking and obesity.
1. Ma J, Ward EM, Smith R, Jemal A. Annual Number of Lung Cancer Deaths Potentially Avertable by Screening in the United States. Cancer. 2012. In Press.
2. Ma J, Xu J, Anderson RN, Jemal A. Widening Educational Disparities in Premature Death Rates in Twenty Six States in the United States, 1993–2007. PLoS ONE. 2012; 7(7), e41560.
3. Jemal A, Ma J, Rosenberg PS, Siegel R, Anderson WF. Increasing lung cancer death rates among young women in southern and midwestern States. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Aug 1;30(22):2739-44.
4. Jemal A, Simard EP, Xu J, Ma J, Anderson RN. Selected cancers with increasing mortality rates by educational attainment in 26 states in the United States, 1993-2007. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 May 22.
5. Simard EP, Fedewa S, Ma J, Siegel R, Jemal A. Widening socioeconomic disparities in cervical cancer mortality among women in 26 states, 1993-2007. Cancer. 2012 Jun 15. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27606.
6. Ma J, Flanders WD, Ward EM, Jemal A. Body mass index in young adulthood and premature death: analyses of the US National Health Interview Survey linked mortality files. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Oct 15;174(8):934-44.