Tanya Agurs-Collins, PhD RD
  • Program Director
  • National Cancer Institute
  • Rockville, MD USA


Tanya Agurs-Collins, Ph.D., R.D., is a Program Director in the Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute (NCI).Dr. Agurs-Collins’ research focuses on race and ethnic disparities in dietary intake and obesity on cancer risk and survival. She is also interested in understanding individual genetic variation in diet and physical activity behaviors and response to weight loss interventions.