April Oh, PhD MPH
  • Program Director, Health Communication and Informatics Res
  • National Cancer Institute
  • Rockville, VA USA

Biography

April Oh, Ph.D., M.P.H., is a Program Director in the Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch (HCIRB) and Implementation Science at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. She leads a research program in physical activity and diet communication, neighborhood and policy effects and community health promotion, mobile health, technology applications to promote behavior change and public health. Dr. Oh serves as Program Director for NCI’s Speeding Research Tested Interventions into Practice (SPRINT) training program and co-leads the NCI’s Implementation Science in Cancer Control Centers Initiative. She previously served as Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Surgeon General where she worked on research translation and dissemination of diet and nutrition-related priorities. Dr. Oh holds a doctoral degree in public health (community health sciences) from the University of Illinois at Chicago, a master’s degree in public health from the University of Michigan, and bachelor’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.