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About Casey Daniel

Dr. Casey Daniel works on strategies to prevent and control cancer. She is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College, with a master's degree in public health and a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Daniel completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health and at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Her research focuses on cancer prevention, early detection and survivorship with emphases on pediatric, colorectal and skin cancers.

Research Interests

  • Cancer prevention through behavioral intervention
  • Childhood, adolescent and young adult cancers
  • Melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Cancer prevention through behavioral intervention
  • Health communications


  • Graduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham | Birmingham, AL
  • Postdoctoral: University of Alabama at Birmingham | Birmingham, AL
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Boston, Massachusetts

Research Location

USA Health has a comprehensive biomedical research program that spans a wide range of clinical, basic and translational research.​ At the Mitchell Cancer Institute, our physicians and scientific investigators are searching for breakthrough discoveries to improve the lives of cancer patients.

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