Rolando Herrero

Rolando Herrero is an MD and oncology specialist (University of Costa Rica) with a PhD in Epidemiology (Karolinska Institute). He has collaborated as an active investigator with the National Cancer institute of the United States (NCI) since 1985 and with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC/WHO) where he is currently the Head of the Prevention and Implementation Group. He has co-authored more than 250 peer reviewed articles mainly on HPV and cancer. His main research interest is the development of appropriate interventions for cancer control, mainly vaccination and screening for cervical and other HPV-related cancers and H pylori eradication for stomach cancer prevention.