Rhyan Vereen, MPH

Research Analyst, Behavioral Research Center

Rhyan Vereen, MPH is a research analyst at the American Cancer Society. She is involved in research projects related to health equity as well as cancer and aging.

She currently serves as the project and data manager of the 4C Study, a collaborative project with United Way 2-1-1 of Greater Atlanta to learn about the health needs of 2-1-1 callers and help connect them to health information and resources. In addition to this project, Ms. Vereen assists with data management, data analyses, literature reviews, and other tasks as needed in preparation for presentations, meetings, and manuscripts.  She is most interested in the role social determinants play in health disparities across the cancer continuum and health communication.

Prior to joining the American Cancer Society in 2015, Ms. Vereen completed internships at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Leo Jenkins Cancer Center and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also completed graduate research assistantships at Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and the American Cancer Society.

Ms. Vereen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health Studies with a concentration in Community Health from East Carolina University and a Master of Public Health degree concentrated in Epidemiology from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.