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Jeremy Steeves

Jeremy Steeves

Jeremy Steeves, PhD, MPH is a Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch of the Applied Research Program. As part of the fellowship program, Jeremy received his MPH with a concentration in Epidemiologic and Biostatistical Methods from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. While at Hopkins, Dr. Steeves worked on a capstone project titled: Relation between physical activity and low serum testosterone levels in US men: results from NHANES 1999-2004, and he also worked with the Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities researching the recruitment of older African American adults into the Cancer Prevention & Treatment Demonstration. He completed his PhD in Exercise Physiology at the University of Tennessee. His dissertation involved conducting a 6-month randomized controlled behavioral physical activity intervention for sedentary overweight adults, for which he was awarded the Watson Outstanding Dissertation Award. Dr. Steeves also worked on a project investigating a new Integrated Measurement System (IMS) for improving daily assessments of physical activity. His main interests include: improving the measurement of physical activity and diet; dealing with measurement error; and the role and promotion of modifiable risk factors (physical activity, diet, etc.) in relation to cancer risk, survivorship, and quality of life during and after treatment.

Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014