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Tyler Kratzer, MPH

Associate Scientist II
Cancer Surveillance Research

white man with short brown hair, pinky/purple shirt and black jacket

What Motivates Me

While the impact of cancer is universal, the availability of quality care is not. Economic and social disparities lead to disparities in cancer prevention and care. Through my work, I strive to improve the information ecosystem around who is getting cancer, where they live, and why the fight against cancer needs to progress equitably."

At ACS since 2021

As a research scientist, Tyler Kratzer, MPH, provides analytic support for the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Facts & Figures publication series. He leads the Global Cancer Facts & Figures publication, which is published every 3 years, and he also leads the Special Section in each year’s Cancer Facts & Figures. 

His research focuses on cancer screening, global cancer burden, and cancer disparities. Kratzer provides analytic support for The Cancer Atlas and for studies focused on one of his research areas, in collaboration with other ACS Surveillance and Health Equity Science researchers.

Research focus and accomplishments

Kratzer's research interests include:

  • Emerging cancer trends
  • Cancer in underserved and minority populations
  • Global cancer and geographic disparities 
  • Cancer screening


For a full list of Kratzer’s publications, visit his Google Scholar page. 


  • MPH: Epidemiology, Certificate in Public Health Genetics, University of Michigan, 2017
  • BS: Biology, Minor in Public Health, University of Georgia, 2013