Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD
AACR Distinguished Public Service Award

Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD

Ensign Professor of Medicine
Chief of Medical Oncology
Associate Cancer Center Director for Translational Research
Yale Cancer Center
New Haven, Connecticut

In recognition of sustained, outstanding leadership in cancer science policy and advocacy, including exceptional stewardship as Chair of the AACR Tobacco Products and Cancer Subcommittee since its inception in 2009, which has resulted in the education of policymakers, other scientists and physicians, and members of the public about the AACR’s mission to advance research to reduce the incidence of disease and mortality due to tobacco use.