Byers elected to post at American Cancer Society

By Staff


Tim. E. Byers was elected first vice president of the American Cancer Society, the nation’s largest voluntary health organization. Eleven new officers were elected to the volunteer 2011-2012 National Board of Directors during a recent meeting.

Byers is the associate director at the University of Colorado Cancer Center, the associate dean for the Public Health Practice at the Colorado School of Public Health and a nationally recognized epidemiologist. He originally served as a peer reviewer in the Extramural Research Grants program and as a member of the epidemiology team planning for Cancer Prevention Study- II analyses. He has been an American Cancer Society volunteer for nearly 30 years.