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Julie Schneider, Ph.D.
Program Director, Center for Global Health
National Cancer Institute

Julie SchneiderJulie Schneider is Program Director at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Global Health. From 2008-2011, Dr. Schneider served as the first NCI representative posted in Beijing, China and led the development of several new initiatives and partnerships, including the U.S.-China Program for Biomedical Research Cooperation between NIH and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Dr. Schneider joined the NCI in 2002 as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellow, and led efforts to develop biospecimen best practices to support the development of genomic- and proteomic-based cancer interventions. Before joining the NCI, she worked at Genaissance Pharmaceuticals in New Haven, CT, a start-up biotechnology company focused on pharmacogenomics. Dr. Schneider obtained her doctoral degree in human population genetics from the University of Oxford and her bachelor’s degree in biology from Yale University.

If you have any questions or need more information about cancer research collaborations between NCI and scientists in China, contact us at the address below. Please include your e-mail address and telephone number.

Ann Chao, Ph.D.
Director, Cancer Research Programs, East Asia
Center for Global Health, National Cancer Institute

Dr. Chao received her M.P.H. and Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and M.S. in applied biometry from the University of Southern California. She joined the Center for Global Health, National Cancer Institute (NCI) in January 2012 as its representative in East Asia based in Beijing, China. Dr. Chao supports cancer research cooperation in population sciences, application of advanced technologies, and joint training initiatives. Prior to joining the NCI, Dr. Chao conducted epidemiologic research studies in the U.S., Rwanda, Zambia, and China. Her research at the SEER New Mexico Tumor Registry and at the American Cancer Society (Cancer Prevention Studies) focused on modifiable lifestyle and familial risk factors associated with cancer incidence, mortality, and early detection.

CGH - Cancer Research in China Team

Julie A. Schneider, Ph.D.
Center for Global Health
U.S. National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel: 240-276-5795

Ann Chao, Ph.D.
Center for Global Health, East Asia
U.S. National Cancer Institute
Based at the U.S. Embassy
55 An Jia Lou Road
Beijing, China 100600
Tel: +861085313986
Fax: +861065329908