Dr. Edward Trimble
Senior Advisor for Global HPV and Cervical Cancer Research and Control, Office of the Director
National Cancer Institute
In 2018, Dr. Norman Sharpless, Director of the US National Cancer Institute, nominated Dr. Trimble to lead the US government’s participation in the new World Health Organization’s global initiative for cervical cancer prevention and control. This role builds upon Dr. Trimble’s previous position, as the founding Director of NCI’s new Center for Global Health (CGH) in 2011. He spearheaded the NCI’s Clinical Announcements regarding chemoradiation for cervical cancer (1999) and intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer (2006), both of which changed the standard of care for women with gynecologic cancer. For his work at the US NCI Dr. Trimble has received two Public Health Service Commendation Medals, six NIH Merit Awards, and the NCI Director’s Gold Star Award.He is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, as well as in gynecologic oncology, by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.