Emily Zevon, Sc.D., is an Associate Program Officer with the National Cancer Policy Forum (NCPF) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Emily completed master’s and doctoral degrees in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she was a recipient of the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention Fellowship. Her dissertation investigated social and psychological factors in cancer and longevity, and she also conducted research[CR1] on the role of psychosocial factors in healthy aging and cardiovascular disease. Emily has nearly a decade of experience in research compliance—she worked as a quality assurance/quality improvement coordinator with Harvard Medical School’s institutional biosafety committee while pursuing her graduate degrees. Emily received a B.A, with majors in philosophy and health & society from the University of Rochester.