Sam is a postdoctoral fellow focusing on genetic epidemiology. His PhD work at UCLA focused on the molecular and genetic epidemiology of smoking-related cancers, particularly in the investigation of immune-related hypotheses. Sam also has a Master of Public Health degree from San Diego State University (health promotion) and a Bachelor of Science in animal physiology and neuroscience from UCSD. Sam’s research interests include gene-environment interactions, health disparities, cancer, and heart disease.
Dr. Oh is a key member of the Genetics of Asthma and Obesity in Latino youth project.