Helmneh M. Sineshaw, MD, MPH

Principal Scientist, Cancer Disparity Research

Helmneh Sineshaw, MD, MPH, is a principal scientist at the American Cancer Society.

His research has focused on examining patterns and outcomes of cancer treatments with respect to differences in determinants of health. The goal of his research is to uncover factors that influence access to up-to-date high-quality care by understanding where, how much, for whom, and why care varies and generate evidence that will help to inform policy and practice, build more efficient and sustainable health care systems, and reduce disparities in cancer treatment and outcome across all population subgroups. He also collaborates with scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Cancer Institute, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Oregon Health Sciences University, Memphis Baptist Cancer Center, and others across the United States.


  • MPH, Epidemiology, Indiana University-Purdue University, 2011
  • MD, Addis Ababa University, 1999

See Helmneh Sineshaw's complete list of publications on PubMed