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Sunny Siddique, MPH

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Sunny Siddique, MPH


Sunny Siddique is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health. He holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Molecular Biology from Princeton University. Prior to Yale, Sunny served as a Cancer Research Training Award Fellow at the National Cancer Institute where he studied age-related functional outcomes among cancer survivors, pain management among cancer patients visiting the ER, and follow-up and surveillance strategies to improve detection of cancer recurrence. Sunny has also conducted substantial work in analyzing cancer center catchment areas and identifying neighborhood level disparities in cancer treatment and outcomes. His current research interests include: risk factors and screening for early-onset gastrointestinal cancers (particularly colorectal, pancreas, stomach, and liver cancers), access and utilization of novel treatments, and the functional outcomes of long-term cancer survivors.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Columbia University, Epidemiology with Certificate in Advanced Epidemiology (2019)
  • BA
    Princeton University, Molecular Biology with Certificate in Global Health and Health Policy (2017)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (F31)National Cancer Institute2023
YCCI Multidisciplinary Pre-Doctoral Training GrantYale Center for Clinical Investigation2022
T32 Pre-doctoral Cancer Prevention Training GrantNational Cancer Institute2021
Outstanding Fellow Performance AwardNational Cancer Institute2020
Special Service Recognition AwardNational Cancer Institute2020
Health Scholars Research GrantCenter for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton University2015
Ronald McDonald Corporation ScholarshipAtlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities2013
Burger King ScholarshipBurger King McLamore Foundation2013
Gates Millennium ScholarshipBill & Melinda Gates Foundation2013
AXA Achievement Grand Prize RecipientAXA Equitable Foundation2013
Simon ScholarshipSimon Family Foundation2011