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.