Philip C. Nasca, Ph.D.

Philip C. Nasca, PhDDean, School of Public Health
University at Albany

Philip Nasca is the Dean of the University at Albany's School of Public Health and professor of Epidemiology.

Prior to assuming his current position in Albany, Dean Nasca was a professor of epidemiology, chair of the department of biostatistics and epidemiology, and Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Affairs at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Dean Nasca also served as a member of the Governor’s Public Health Council for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, the Annals of Epidemiology and Public Health Reports.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology and served as President of the College from 1995-1996. He is also a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and has been the recipient of two Fulbright Fellowships and the New York State Medical Society Medal for scientific writing.

Dean Nasca's research interests focus on etiological studies of cancers affecting women and children. He has served on numerous grant review boards for national agencies, including the cancer study section and ad hoc review committees of the National Cancer Institute and review panels of the American Cancer Society.