Medical School

Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research

Department of Pediatrics

Logan G. Spector, PhD

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Academic Title

Associate Professor


Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Contact Info


(612) 624-3912

(612) 624-7147

Office Address

Pediatric Epidemiology
1-187 MoosT
515 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address

Pediatric Epidemiology
MMC 422 Mayo
8422A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Bio Statement

Logan G. Spector received his Ph.D. in Epidemiology in 2002 from Emory University, where he conducted his dissertation research on childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  After a year as a National Cancer Institute-funded postdoctoral fellow at the University of Minnesota, he joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Epidemiology/Clinical Research at the University of Minnesota.  His research has focused on the causes of childhood leukemia, hepatoblastoma, and osteosarcoma.  In addition, Dr. Spector collaborates with departmental colleagues in endocrinology, cardiology, and neonatology to study other pediatric outcomes.  Dr. Spector is Chair of the Children's Oncology Group Epidemiology Committee, a member of the Department of Pediatrics Research Council, a former member of the U of M Human Subjects Protection Committee, an editor and contributor to the Causes of Childhood Cancer newsletter, and an ad hoc reviewer for several journals, including the American Journal of Epidemiology; Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention; and Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.


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