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Biography

David C. MomrowDavid C. Momrow

Senior Vice President
American Cancer Society, Eastern Division

David C. Momrow, M.P.H. is the Senior Vice President, American Cancer Society, Eastern Division and is responsible for Prevention & Detection, Patient & Family Service initiatives, and Advocacy & Government Relations for the states of New York and New Jersey. 

Prior to joining the American Cancer Society in 1999, he worked for the NYS Department of Health for over 30 years and contributed in the development of the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Adult Health and served as its first Director. This Division was created to address prevention and control of the leading causes of death and disability for all New Yorkers.   

Mr. Momrow was one of the founders of the Association of State and Territorial Chronic Disease Program Directors and later served as its President.  He also worked closely with federal colleagues from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the National Cancer Institute and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   He has served as a consultant to several states and overseas countries.  More recently he served as Chair, Advisory Committee to CDC on the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.

Mr. Momrow received his Masters of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.S. in Biology from Manhattan College in the Bronx.  He and his wife, Estelle, have three children and five (soon to be eight) grandchildre.n