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Askar S. Chukmaitov, S., M.D., Ph.D., M.P.A.

Research program member: Cancer Prevention and Control

Box 980149
830 E. Main St.
Richmond, VA 23298




Associate Professor, Health Behavior and Policy, School of Medicine


PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University (2005)
MPA, University of Nebraska at Omaha (1999)
MD, Kazakh National Medical University, Kazakhstan (1996)

Research description

I study: 1) The effects of community hospital characteristics on cancer surgical outcomes, 2) The effects of gastroenterologists compliance with colonoscopy guidelines on polyp and adenoma detection rates, 3) The effects of specialization and regionalization on breast cancer treatment modalities in Kazakhstan, and 4) HPV vaccination and provider characteristics.

Research keywords

Cancer diagnostics,Screening,Other

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Awards and honors

Outstanding Junior Faculty Researcher Award, 2008, Florida State University College of Medicine
The Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Award, 1997, U.S. Department of State
Graduate Scholarship Award, 1995, Niigata School of Medicine, Japan