Dr. Ramona Dumitrescu

Dr. Ramona Dumitrescu

Scientific Review Officer


Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences DABP
Review Branch:
Epidemiology and Population Health EPH
Study Section:
Neurological, Mental and Behavioral Health NMBH

Dr. Ramona Gianina Dumitrescu received her Ph.D. in genetics and tumor biology from a dual program at Babes-Bolyai University and Georgetown University as well as a Master in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Dumitrescu was Associate Professor and Course Director for Genetics and Epidemiology at Saba University School of Medicine. Before joining CSR, she implemented numerous public health programs in collaboration with several NGOs and government organizations in the U.S. and internationally.

Her expertise is in epigenetics, focusing on the link between genetics and environment and how this relationship can influence or modify cancer risk and other health outcomes. Dr. Dumitrescu has published numerous articles and reviews on the topic and co-edited two scientific books: “Cancer Epigenetics” and “Cancer Epigenetics for Precision Medicine,” published by the Springer/Nature Publishing Company.