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

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Prevention and Control

Department affiliations

Associate Professor, Department of 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)

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

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.

Disease focus of research

Breast, Colorectal

Research keywords

Cancer diagnostics,Screening,Other

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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Contact information


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