Joseph Kevin McLaughlin
Prominent Epidemiologist and Researcher
About Joseph Kevin McLaughlin
Dr. Joseph Kevin McLaughlin of Rockville, Maryland, serves as president of the International Epidemiology Institute and as a professor at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville, Tennessee. As a testament to his substantial contributions to the field of epidemiology, Dr. Joseph Kevin McLaughlin has earned many key honors, including an award for Outstanding Scientist of 2004 for his research regarding the possible adverse health effects surrounding reconstructive and cosmetic implant surgeries.
In addition to his work on the ramifications of implants, Dr. McLaughlin has studied the etiology of renal cancer and how factors like tobacco, diet, pharmaceutical agents, medical conditions, and occupational hazards play a role in this cancer’s development. He publishes the results of his cancer studies in numerous scholarly medical journals and currently participates in many editorial activities, including serving as associate editor for the Journal of the National Cancer Institute and associate editor for the American Journal of Epidemiology.