Mary Charlton, PhD


Photo of Mary Charlton, professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

Title(s): Professor
Department: Epidemiology
Office: S453 CPHB
Phone: (319) 384-1564

Courses Taught

  • Public Health Surveillance Mechanisms, Applications and Data
  • Survey Design and Analysis
  • Cancer Epidemiology

Research Interests

  • Cancer surveillance and epidemiology
  • Addressing disparities in access to, and quality of, cancer care across populations



  • Director and Principal Investigator of the State Health Registry of Iowa/Iowa Cancer Registry
  • Co-Leader, Cancer Epidemiology and Population Science Program, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • President, Iowa Cancer Consortium
  • Co-Investigator, Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network

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