Contact Information
James V. Lacey, Jr., Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor, Cancer Etiology

Professional Experience

  • 2009 - present, Member, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2009 - present, Associate Professor, Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2001 - 2009, Investigator (Tenure-Track), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Rockville, MD
  • 1998 - 2001, Cancer Research Training Award (Postdoctoral Fellow), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, NIH, Rockville, MD


  • 1998, University of Michigan, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, Ann Arbor, MI, Ph.D., Epidemiologic Science
  • 1995, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, M.P.H., Epidemiology
  • 1993, University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Ann Arbor, MI, B.S., Psychology as a Natural Science


  • 2000, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics (DCEG), Fellowship Achievement Award, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD
  • 2001, Fellows Award for Research Excellence, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD
  • 2005, NIH Award of Merit, Bethesda, MD
  • 2005, DCEG Intramural Research Award, Bethesda, MD


  • 2009 - present, Editorial Board, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
  • 2006 - present, E2C2 (Epidemiology of Endometrial Cancer Consortium) Steering Committee
  • 2004 - 2009, Breast and Gynecological Malignancies Faculty Steering Committee, NCI
  • 2003 - present, American College of Epidemiology (Member)
  • 2002 - 2009, NIH Intramural Program on Research on Women's Health Steering Committee
  • 2001 - present, Molecular Epidemiology Group, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  • 1999 - present, AACR


  • City of Hope - Main Campus (Duarte)
    1500 East Duarte Road
    Duarte, CA 91010

Research Projects

James V. Lacey Jr., Ph.D., associate professor at City of Hope's Division of Cancer Etiology, talks about the significance of the California Teacher Study (CTS), one of the largest, ongoing epidemiological studies in cancer research. He will also be leading CTS' efforts to collect more data for future research.