Vice Provost for Research

Dr. John L. Bixby

Dr. Erin Kobetz

Dr. Erin Kobetz joined the University of Miami in September of 2004, as a Research Assistant Professor after completing her Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Public Health.

She is presently a Tenured Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Public Health Sciences, and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine. Additionally, she is Associate Director of Population Science and Cancer Disparities at UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC), as well as the Chief of Population Health and Cancer Disparities for UHealth Oncology Service line. Dr. Kobetz also serves as Program Director for the Community Engagement and Multidisciplinary Team Science Components of UM’s Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSA)

Dr. Kobetz currently works as the Principal Investigator of multiple grants from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparity (NIHMD,) to support collaborative science with numerous South Florida communities. She is national expert in the area of Community Based Participatory Research and employs participatory methodologies to engage diverse stakeholders in translational science to understand and address cancer disparities.