Marianne Berwick received a BA in English (1963) from the University of California at Los Angeles. She then earned a Secondary Credential in California at the University of California at Berkeley (1964). After teaching high school for 7 years and working in India for 2 years, she received an MPH from Yale School of Epidemiology and Public Health (197(). She then completed her PhD in Environmental Epidemiology at Yale University Graduate School (1987).

She remained at Yale for two years and then moved to the Cancer Prevention Research Center in New York City for 2 years when she moved to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City for 10 years. She moved to the University of New Mexico in 2004.

Areas of Specialty

Areas of Specialization include:
-Melanoma Risk
-Melanoma Survival
-Molecular Epidemiogy
-UV radiation

Achievements & Awards

The Wilbur Downs International Travel Award. Yale University, School of Medicine, 1978.
Hull Award, Yale University School of Medicine, 1988.
Melanoma Research Foundation Award, 1988.
LILAC Award for Cancer Research, 1996.
Byrne Fund Award, 1997-1999.
David Klein Foundation Award, 2001.
Peter Fink Memorial Lectureship, 2003.
Stanley Davidson Lecture (endowed), 2006 (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Established Researcher Award 2006 of the Society of Melanoma Research
Senior Research Award 2007 - Department of Internal Medicine, UNMNCI Subcommittee A Member (2008-2012)
Scientific Counselor, National Academy of Science - Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan (2005-2015)
Australian Society for Oncology Award - Marryalyan Award, 2008
UNM Excellence in Population Science Research 2010.
UNM Distinguished Professor - 2012




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