Arthur M. Michalek, PhD, FACE

Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

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Research Interests: Native American health, cancer workforce development, epidemiology, health services, international health 

Professional Summary

Arthur M. Michalek, PhD was the Director of the Division of Health Service Policy and Practice until May 2016.  Michalek was at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) for 34 years having first joined as a cancer research scientist/epidemiologist in the Department of Cancer Control and Epidemiology. In 1997, he was appointed Dean of the Roswell Park Graduate Division at the University at Buffalo.  He has also seved as a senior vice president with responsibilities for all aspects of education and training as well as research ethics. Upon his retirement from RPCI in 2010, he led the Health Policy Doctoral Program at D’Youville College before coming to the university in 2014. Michalek also is an adjunct professor at SUNY Albany School of Public Health and has served as an outside reviewer to numerous national and international programs.  He earned his doctoral degree in epidemiology at the University at Buffalo in 1980.

Education and Training

  • PhD, Epidemiology; University at Buffalo, 1980
  • MS, Natural Sciences; State University of New York at Buffalo, 1977
  • BA, Biology; Canisius College,1975

revised: 2016-09-08