Kerem Shuval, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator, Physical Activity

Kerem pursues his research interests in the field of physical activity, sedentary behavior & nutrition as they relate to cancer prevention, health policy and economics. His research often takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing from the fields of behavioral economics, health psychology, and behavioral epidemiology to understand decision making: that is, why some individuals adhere to healthy lifestyles while others do not. Prior to this position, Kerem was an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. He was also a member of the Simmons Cancer Center at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he maintains an adjunct appointment in the Department of Clinical Sciences. Before that, he was the Assistant Director of Lifestyle and Behavioral Medicine at the Yale Prevention Research Center, at the Griffin Hospital in Derby, Connecticut. Contact: kerem.shuval@cancer.org