Hemant K. Roy
Co-Founder; Board Member; Chairman, Scientific Adv
United States of America
Dr. Roy is the leader of the gastroenterology department and a professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. His internal medicine training was at Harvard University (Beth Israel Hospital) with gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Chicago. Dr. Roy’s fundamental interests are in the prevention of colon cancer, and he is a recognized authority on colon cancer screening. He has co-authored more than 80 peer-reviewed research papers, the majority with a theme of colon cancer prevention. Dr. Roy has received numerous awards and currently serves as a deputy editor for the Archives of Internal Medicine. He is a primary member and a funded principal investigator of the National Cancer Institute’s Early Detection Research Network (EDRN). His expertise in biomarkers has been recognized as a charter membership to the Cancer Biomarker Study Section (CBSS). Dr. Roy received his medical degree from Northwestern University with distinction and election to Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.