Jerome W. Yates, MD, MPH

Clinical Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Contact Information

268E Farber Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8001
Phone: 716-829-5378
Fax: 716-829-2979

Faculty Links

Research Interests: adult acute leukemia, infection control in compromised patients, cancer rehabilitation, palliative and hospice care, cancer in the elderly, outcome disparities among disadvantaged populations

Professional Summary

Jerome Yates was appointed interim chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health in June 2013. He remained in this role until a new chair was hired in November 2013. He has served as associate director for centers and community oncology at the National Cancer Institute (NCI); senior vice president for clinical affairs at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (RPCI); senior vice president of population sciences and health services research at RPCI; and national vice president of research at the American Cancer Society. Yates subsequently served as a senior clinical research scientist at the National Institute on Aging, and now is an adjunct professor of medicine and oncology at the University at Buffalo and RPCI.

Education and Training

  • MPH, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 1981
  • MD, Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1965
  • AB, Lawrence (College) University, Appleton, WI, 1961

Professional Training

  • Fellowship, Senior Clinical Fellow in Oncology, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, NY, 1969-1970
  • Fellowship, Clinical Fellow in Oncology, RPMI, Buffalo, NY 1968-1969
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 1966-1968
  • Rotating Intern, San Bernadino County Hospital, San Bernardino, CA, 1965-1966

revised: 2016-09-08