Portrait of Corinne Husten, M.D., M.P.H.
 
Corinne G. Husten, M.D., M.P.H.

Awardee Year
2015

Cancer Prevention Fellow Class of
1993


Dr. Corinne Husten, currently serves as the Senior Medical Advisor to the Director at the Center for Tobacco Products at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). She received her M.D. degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine, and her M.P.H. in epidemiology from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. She was initially Board Certified in Family Practice and subsequently in Preventive Medicine. After working as a family practice physician in the private sector for seven years, she completed the NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program in 1993.

Corinne then went to the Office on Smoking and Health. She served for nearly 12 years as Deputy and Chief of the Epidemiology Branch, and as Acting Director for over 2 years. Dr. Husten later served as Vice President for Policy Development and interim President at the Partnership for Prevention, working on ensuring clinical and community preventive services were included in health reform efforts. Since 2009, she has been the Senior Medical Advisor to the Director at the Center for Tobacco Products at FDA. She has published more than 100 scientific publications on tobacco-related issues.