268E Farber Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8001
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
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 Cancer Institute (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.