Carol Desantis, MPH

Director, Breast and Gynecological Cancer Surveillance

Carol DeSantis, MPH, is a cancer epidemiologist and director of breast and gynecological cancer surveillance at the American Cancer Society. She is the lead author of the Breast Cancer Facts & Figures and Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans publications. In addition to these educational publications, DeSantis conducts and collaborates on research focused on breast and gynecological cancers, with particular emphasis on cancer disparities.

DeSantis began her career at ACS as an intern in the Behavioral Research Center while working towards her MPH at Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Upon completion of her degree, she joined the Surveillance Program in 2004.