Thank you Annie for accepting our rendez-vous. May I ask you to introduce yourself ?
I am currently Chief of the Unit of Epidemiology for Cancer Prevention
at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), World Health
Organization (WHO) and Director of Research at the Institut National de
la SantÈ et de la Recherche MÈdicale (INSERM). The Unit I am
responsible for is located within the IARC in Lyon, France.
Thank you Professor for accepting our "rendez-vous" . May I ask you to introduce yourself ?
I am an oncologist. I was the director of the Institut Gustave Roussy
which is the largest cancer hospital and research center in continental
Europe.I am now retired but am the President of the French Alliance for
Thank you Karen for accepting our " rendez-vous ". May I ask you to introduce yourself ?
I was born in the US, went into the Peace Corps, ended up staying in
the Cameroon for 9 years and marrying a Frenchman. I then lived in
Mostar, in the former Yugoslavia in the early 80s and then did my PhD
in behavioural medicine with Rob Sanson-Fisher in Australia. I arrived
in France 11 years ago, and joined up with Albert Hirsch and Serge
Karsenty to work on smoking cessation in general practice.
This rendez-vous is part of our effort to share with Globalink
members the outcome of the international meeting that took place in
Atlanta (March 24-26) and especially of the working group on
Thank you Pascal for accepting our "rendez-vous". May I ask you to introduce yourself?
My name is Pascal A. Diethelm.
I am both French and Swiss and have been with WHO for about 27 years (WHO was my first full time job after university).