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2019 November 9

Jan Eberth leads study assessing geographic availability of low-dose computed tomography for lung cancer screening

A team of researchers led by epidemiology and biostatistics associate professor Jan Eberth has completed a study, published in Preventing Chronic Diseases, that assessed the availability of low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) for lung cancer screenings in the United States.

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2018 October 15

Jan Eberth elected to American College of Epidemiology’s board of directors

Associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics Jan Eberth has been elected to serve as a member of the board of directors for the American College of Epidemiology (ACE).

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2017 August 21

CRC screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy reduces risk for death

A re-analysis of all-cause mortality in the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) evidence review for colorectal cancer screening found that flexible sigmoidoscopy reduces risk for death.

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2017 June 1

Cassie Odahowski contributes expertise to SC Rural Health Action Plan through consultant practicum

The action plan will provide strategies for enhancing rural health outcomes to improve rural health in the state. It will also offer solutions for attaining improved access to healthcare resources.

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2017 April 12

Jan Eberth named 2017 Breakthrough Star

Public health researcher Jan Eberth measures access, quality of cancer prevention, treatment.

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2017 April 12

thestateLetters: Bill brings fairness to colonoscopies

Two bills being considered in Congress would bring Medicare coverage of colonoscopy costs in line with private insurers.

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2017 March 10

Arnold School’s Jan Eberth (EPID/BIOS) and Daniel Fogerty (COMD) named 2017 Breakthrough Stars

Arnold School researchers Jan Eberth (Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EPID/BIOS)) and Daniel Fogerty (Communication Sciences and Disorders (COMD)) are two of only 14 faculty members to be named 2017 Breakthrough Stars by USC’s Office of the Vice President for Research.

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2016 August 8

youtube-128Research Centers are Important to Communities

Research Centers play a huge role in their communities by providing resources and facts.

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2016 June 14

Family doctors have poor knowledge of lung cancer screening, study says

Some high-risk patients may not be screened for lung cancer despite recommendations because their doctors are unaware of the benefits, according to a recent study led by Jan Eberth.

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2015 November 19

awardJan Eberth wins four-year Mentored Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society

Jan Eberth, an early stage investigator who has already led a number of successful and high-impact research projects and is a joint faculty member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program (CPCP) and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Arnold School of Public Health, was recently awarded a coveted four-year Mentored Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society.

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2015 October 20

medscapeOpen-access colorectal screening finds more polyps, adenomas

A public–private partnership of patient navigators, gastroenterologists, and other healthcare providers — who collectively volunteer their time and skills — is bringing colorectal cancer screening to underserved, low-income populations.

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2015 May 18

thestateUSC Professor: New screening benefit can help smokers, former smokers

Medicare and Medicaid now cover low-dose CT screening for lung cancer at no cost to patients.

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2015 May 12

youtube-128See colon cancer through my eyes: Jan Eberth

Center for Colon Cancer Research video series on colon cancer and its effects.


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2014 September 8

hiGeographic analysis reveals gaps in LDCT lung screening access

Despite a growing number of institutions offering low-dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screening programs, their geographic distribution is uneven, and some populations who are most at need may be left without access.

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2014 June 13

reutersReuters: Needle biopsies may be underused for breast cancer patients

Most women should undergo a needle biopsy for breast cancer diagnosis, but some surgeons opt for a more invasive procedure instead, according to a new study.

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2013 Nov. 19

cfahHealth Behavior News Service: Media Coverage of HPV Vaccine Boosts Reports of Adverse Effects.

The number of adverse events associated with the HPV vaccine reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) appeared to be related to media coverage and online controversy about the vaccine, finds a study (led by Jan Eberth) in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

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