Peter DelNero, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Peter DelNero, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS)
Entry Year

Doctoral Degree

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University (2017)

Master's Degree

M.P.H., Harvard University (2019)

Research Interests

Research Strategy; NCI-Designated Cancer Centers (CCSG); Administrative Structures

Primary Preceptor/Branch

David Chambers, D.Phil., Implementation Science (IS), Office of the Director (OD), Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences (DCCPS)

Program Spotlight

Dr. Peter DelNero Selected to Serve on the AACR Associate Member Council

April 15, 2020

Dr. Pete DelNero, a current CPFP Fellow, has been selected to serve on the American Association for Cancer Research’s (AACR) Associate Member Council (AMC) for a three-year term. The AMC is comprised of students and fellows presently training in the field of cancer research. As a council member, Dr. DelNero will work with counterparts to develop and promote AACR programs aimed at supporting early-career investigators.

After a review of applicants’ research, leadership, and extracurricular experiences, only four Associate member candidates are selected to serve on the AMC each year. Dr. DelNero will bring to the council an impressive background in biomedical engineering, a current research program in implementation science, and a strong commitment to community engagement.  Equipped with these qualifications, Dr. DelNero will join peers on the AMC to act in an advisory role to the AACR on issues affecting emerging cancer researchers.

Associate members play an important role in developing the commitments and priorities that ultimately shape the research agenda. By serving on the AMC, Dr. DelNero will press goals that are most important to trainees.

Dr. DelNero says he appreciates the continuous support that he receives for professional formation, especially from CPF staff and colleagues. The AMC position allows Dr. DelNero to contribute his energy and talents to enhance the experiences of AACR’s early-career scientists.

Peter (Pete) DelNero, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Current Fellow, 2018 CPFP Cohort