Larry Kushi is a nutritional epidemiologist conducting research in cancer prevention and outcomes.  Among other activities, he chaired the 2012 American Cancer Society Committee on Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines for Cancer Prevention, consulted with the World Cancer Research Fund on its review of the literature relating food, nutrition, and physical activity to breast cancer outcomes, and served on numerous peer-review committees for the NIH, ACS, and other organizations.  His current NCI-funded research projects include the Pathways Study, a prospective cohort study investigating diet, physical activity, and other factors in breast cancer outcomes; a similar project examining bladder cancer recurrence; and the Cancer Research Network, supporting cancer research in a nationwide consortium of health care systems.  A graduate of Amherst College and the Harvard School of Public Health, Larry is currently the Director of Scientific Policy, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California.