Raymond Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Prior to joining the UT Southwestern faculty, Dr. Greenberg served for six years as the Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at the University of Texas System, providing guidance and support to the System's six health science campuses. Before coming to Texas, he completed 14 years as the President of the Medical University of South Carolina, where he previously served as the university's Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. Prior to his tenure at MUSC, he served as the founding dean of the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.
Dr. Greenberg is a cancer epidemiologist who directed the National Cancer Institute supported Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) cancer registry covering metropolitan Atlanta. His research focus has been on cancer risk factors, including large collaborative multicenter studies of exposures such as environmental tobacco smoke and dietary components. He was a lead investigator in National Cancer Institute funded studies of racial differences in cancer risk and prognosis.
He has served on scientific advisory boards for the National Institutes of Health, the National Center for Health Statistics, and the American Cancer Society. He has led professional organizations, including serving as the President of the American College of Epidemiology and chairman of the Board of the Association of Academic Health Centers. He has received three honorary degrees and holds numerous other recognitions for academic contributions and public service. Dr. Greenberg holds a BA with Highest Honors in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina (1976), an MD from Duke University (1980), a Master of Public Health from Harvard University (1980), and a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina (1983).
- Secondhand smoke exposure in adulthood and risk of lung cancer among never smokers: a pooled analysis of two large studies.
- Brennan P, Buffler PA, Reynolds P, Wu AH, Wichmann HE, Agudo A, Pershagen G, Jöckel KH, Benhamou S, Greenberg RS, Merletti F, Winck C, Fontham ET, Kreuzer M, Darby SC, Forastiere F, Simonato L, Boffetta P, Int J Cancer 2004 Mar 109 1 125-31
- Survival experience of black patients and white patients with bladder carcinoma.
- Prout GR, Wesley MN, McCarron PG, Chen VW, Greenberg RS, Mayberry RM, Edwards BK, Cancer 2004 Feb 100 3 621-30
- Bladder cancer: race differences in extent of disease at diagnosis.
- Prout GR, Wesley MN, Greenberg RS, Chen VW, Brown CC, Miller AW, Weinstein RS, Robboy SJ, Haynes MA, Blacklow RS, Edwards BK, Cancer 2000 Sep 89 6 1349-58
- Socioeconomic status and multiple myeloma among US blacks and whites.
- Baris D, Brown LM, Silverman DT, Hayes R, Hoover RN, Swanson GM, Dosemeci M, Schwartz AG, Liff JM, Schoenberg JB, Pottern LM, Lubin J, Greenberg RS, Fraumeni JF, Am J Public Health 2000 Aug 90 8 1277-81
- Sexual behaviour, STDs and risks for prostate cancer.
- Hayes RB, Pottern LM, Strickler H, Rabkin C, Pope V, Swanson GM, Greenberg RS, Schoenberg JB, Liff J, Schwartz AG, Hoover RN, Fraumeni JF, Br J Cancer 2000 Feb 82 3 718-25
- Dietary factors and the risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer among black and white men in the United States.
- Brown LM, Swanson CA, Gridley G, Swanson GM, Silverman DT, Greenberg RS, Hayes RB, Schoenberg JB, Pottern LM, Schwartz AG, Liff JM, Hoover R, Fraumeni JF, Cancer Causes Control 1998 Oct 9 5 467-74
- Drinking practices and risk of squamous-cell esophageal cancer among Black and White men in the United States.
- Brown LM, Hoover R, Gridley G, Schoenberg JB, Greenberg RS, Silverman DT, Schwartz AG, Swanson GM, Liff JM, Pottern LM, Cancer Causes Control 1997 Jul 8 4 605-9
- Environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer mortality in the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study. II.
- Cardenas VM, Thun MJ, Austin H, Lally CA, Clark WS, Greenberg RS, Heath CW, Cancer Causes Control 1997 Jan 8 1 57-64
- Racial differences in endometrial cancer survival: the black/white cancer survival study.
- Hill HA, Eley JW, Harlan LC, Greenberg RS, Barrett RJ, Chen VW, Obstet Gynecol 1996 Dec 88 6 919-26
- Family history of cancer and risk of lung cancer among lifetime nonsmoking women in the United States.
- Wu AH, Fontham ET, Reynolds P, Greenberg RS, Buffler P, Liff J, Boyd P, Correa P, Am J Epidemiol 1996 Mar 143 6 535-42
Medal Winners: How the Vietnam War Launched Nobel Careers
Greenberg RS (2020). Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press
Donald Seldin: The Maestro of Medicine
Greenberg RS (2020). Austin, Texas, The University of Texas Press
Medical Epidemiology: Population Health and Effective Health Care, Fifth Edition
Greenberg RS (2015). New York, McGraw Hill