Benjamin J.S. al-Haddad


     Year Entered: 2008

     Degrees Received:
     University of Alaska, Fairbanks
     Political Science major, Biological Sciences & French minors 
     B.A., 2005

     London School of Economics and Political Science and
     London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
     Health Policy, Planning and Financing
     M.S., 2007

     Honors and Awards:
     -Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship, Minnesota Population Center,
     University of Minnesota Graduate School, 2009-2010

Thesis Advisor: Logan Spector, Ph.D

Thesis Research:
I am quantifying the quality of cancer surveillance coverage among Nigerian cancer registries in comparability, validity and completeness using a geographic approach. I am also evaluating the effect of age-heaping in cancer rate estimation.