Dr. Boffetta received a Medical Degree from the University of Turin, Italy and a Master in Public Health from Columbia University in New York. Presently, he is Charles Bludhorn Professor of International Community Medicine, Director of the Institute for Translational Epidemiology, and Associate Director for Population Sciences of the Tisch Cancer Institute at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, USA. He is also Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt Medical Center and the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, and is Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. He is editor of 11 book and author of over 950 peer-reviewed scientific publications. Dr. Boffetta’s main fields of interest include cancer epidemiology and the risk related to tobacco, alcohol, diet, tobacco, and occupational or environmental exposures, molecular cancer epidemiology, and cancer prevention.