Zhihong Gong, PhD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Assistant Member
Department of Cancer Prevention and Control
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Special Interests: 
Risk factors of cancer and cancer outcomes:
Dietary and other lifestyle factors
Genetic factors
Gene-environment interactions
DNA methylation and microRNA expression patterns
Cancer racial disparities


Zhihong Gong, PhD, joined the Roswell Park research staff in 2011 as a Research Assistant Professor. In 2014, she was appointed to a faculty position as an Assistant Member and Assistant Professor of Oncology in the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences. Dr. Gong received her doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the University of South Carolina, and her post-doctoral training at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington.


Education and Training: 
PhD - Epidemiology, University of South Carolina
Northwest Prostate Cancer SPORE - Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Professional Memberships: 
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
Women in Cancer Research (WICR/AACR)
Molecular Epidemiology (MEG/AACR)