Garnet Anderson, PhD

Garnet Anderson, PhD

Senior Vice President and Director
Public Health Sciences Division
Affiliate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
University of Washington
Principal Investigator, WHI Clinical Coordinating Center
Women's Health Initiative
Fred Hutch 40th Anniversary Endowed Chair
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


University of Washington, 1989, PhD (Biostatistics)
State University of New York at Binghamton, 1983, MS (Mathematics)

Research Focus

  • Clinical Trials
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Women’s Health

Current Studies

Women’s Health Initiative Extension Study — long term follow-up of the WHI prevention trials and observational study cohorts (G Anderson, PI)

LILAC (Life and Longevity After Cancer) — Cancer Survivorship Cohort in the Women’s Health Initiative (G Anderson, mPI, with B Caan and E Paskett)

COSMOS (Cocoa Supplements and Multivitamins Outcomes Study): a randomized trial testing the preventive effects of these dietary supplements on cardiovascular disease and cancer risk (J Manson, PI)
Prospective Comparative Effectiveness Trial for Malignant Bowel Obstruction: A SWOG study comparing surgical and non-surgical approaches to management of MBO (R Krouse, PI).

Early detection of ovarian cancer through epigenetic factors in the WHI (J Genkinger, PI)

Dr. Garnet Anderson, Director of the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, believes incremental advances in cancer research have led to significant advances in cancer prevention, therapies and survivorship.

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Contact Information

(206) 667-4699
(206) 667-4142
Additional contact

Mail Stop M3-A410

For questions or additional information:

Susan Terjeson
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave. N., M3-A410
P.O. Box 19024
Phone: (206) 667-2835