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Christian Dimaano

Clinical Associate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

Executive Director, Head of Regional Medical Affairs, Mirati Therapeutics

801-674-3344 | cdimaano@uw.edu

Research Interests

Cancer health disparities, health equity, health education, qualitative methods


Christian Dimaano is a clinical assistant professor in the UW School of Public Health where his research focuses on the use of qualitative methods to highlight gaps in health disparities and health education. His teaching has largely focused on the social determinants of health and health equity. Dimaano leads a team of health outcomes-focused scientists at Mirati Therapeutics, Inc., a biotech company focused on developing therapies for cancers with unmet needs. He also currently serves as chair of the Washington State Board of the American Cancer Society. He received his doctorate in oncology from the Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, and he holds master’s degrees in immunology from the California State University, East Bay and public health from the University of Washington.


PhD Onocological Sciences, University of Utah, 2004
MPH University of Washington, 2015
MS Biological Sciences, California State University, East Bay, 1998
BS Biology, University of San Francisco, 1996

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