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Dr. James G. Gurney

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Local Address:  North Carolina , United States
American College of Epidemiology
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Raleigh , North Carolina 27607
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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Ph.D.
  • M.S.
  • MSW
    University of Washington
  • Ph.D. FACE
  • PhD
    University of Memphis , School of Public Health
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ACE 2005 Election, 28 Oct 2015 [cached]
James G. Gurney, Ph.D. is an epidemiologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan.
Background: Dr. Gurney has an extensive background conducting childhood cancer research, first etiologic in nature, and more recently on treatment-related clinical and psychosocial outcomes among long-term survivors. He is involved in national efforts on cancer survivorship with the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study and the Children's Oncology Group. He was the 2001 recipient of the American Brain Tumor Association Award for Excellence in Epidemiology from the Society for Neuro-Oncology and received the Clinical Sciences Scholar Award from the University of Michigan in 2005. Dr. Gurney earned M.S. (1991) and Ph.D. (1994) degrees in epidemiology from the University of Washington in Seattle with training in cancer epidemiology at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He also has an MSW from the University of Washington and worked for many years as a pediatric social worker before embarking on his career in epidemiology. Currently, Dr. Gurney is a senior faculty member of the Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit at Michigan and he leads the development of clinical health outcomes research teams in the Department of Pediatrics at UM. Dr. Gurney, a Fellow in ACE, has served on the Publications Committee since 2003, including Vice Chair from 2004-2006 and Chair since 2006. Closely related, he is an Associate Editor for the Annals of Epidemiology.
ACE 2014 Election Biographical Sketches and Candidate Statements | American College of Epidemiology, 28 Oct 2015 [cached]
Melissa Bondy | Jim Gurney | Russell Kirby| Claudia Kozinetz | Dan Lackland | Jean Lawrence | Rohit Ojha | Anbesaw Selassie
James G. Gurney, Ph.D. FACE, is the Associate Dean, Director of Research, and Hardin Endowed Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Memphis School of Public Health. He also is a Clinical Affiliate Member at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis TN.
Background: Dr. Gurney received his M.S.W, M.S., and Ph.D., the latter two in epidemiology, from the University of Washington in Seattle. He trained at both the Injury Prevention and Research Center and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center during his graduate education at UW. The focus of his work over the past 20 years has been on chronic disease outcomes in children and adolescents. In particular, Dr. Gurney has extensive experience studying the treatment-related medical and psychosocial effects of childhood cancer among long-term survivors.
James G. Gurney, PhD, 1 May 2012 [cached]
James Gurney, PhD
James G. Gurney, PhD
Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty
James Gurney, PhD Epidemiology and Cancer Control
James G. Gurney, Ph.D. ..., 22 Jan 2010 [cached]
James G. Gurney, Ph.D. (Co-Director), Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit Dr. Gurney is an epidemiologist who conducts clinical research on long-term medical and psychosocial outcomes. His research interests include the transitioning of patients with congenital heart disease to self-care, minimizing the impact of congenital cardiac defects on patients and their families to improve their quality of life, and assessing short and long term outcomes of medical and surgical intervention in patients with congenital heart disease.
Leadership | American College of Epidemiology, 28 Oct 2015 [cached]
James G. Gurney, PhD, FACE, University of Memphis, School of Public Health, 9/14-9/17
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