Roger Detels, MD, MS

Title: Epidemiologist, Dean (Retired)
Company: University of California, Los Angeles
Location:  Los Angeles, CA


  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Association of Cancer Education (membership committee, 1978-1985)
  • American College of Epidemiology (council, 1987-1989)
  • American College of Preventive Medicine
  • American Epidemiological Society
  • American Public Health Association
  • Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (secretary, treasurer, 1980-1985)
  • Association of Teachers Preventive of Medicine (chairman essay committee, 1969-1975)
  • Delta Omega
  • Faculty of Public Health Medicine
  • International Epidemiological Association (executive committee, 1984-1999) (treasurer, 1984-1990) (president, 1990-1993)
  • Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom
  • Sigma Xi
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research (president, 1977-1978)
  • United States Navy Medical Corps (Lieutenant Commander, 1966-1969)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2017)
  • Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who’s Who (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” Marquis Who’s Who (1994-2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the West,” Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2016, 1988-1898)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Marquis Who’s Who (2002-2012)
  • Recipient, Faculty Research Leadership Award, UCLA Academic Senate (2012)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Teaching Award, UCLA Academic Senate (2009)
  • Recipient, Abraham Lilienfeld Award, American College of Epidemiology (2008)
  • Grant Recipient, Sahametry Award, Governor Cambodia (2007)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America: Student Version,” Marquis Who’s Who (1992, 1989)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Achievement Award, International Cooperation Programs on HIV/AIDS in China, Chinese Ministry Health

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