Geoffrey Kabat is a cancer epidemiologist and author, who has been on the faculty of the Stony Brook University School of Medicine and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers, he has written on health-related issues in Forbes and Slate.  He has a long-standing interest in the perception of risk and the public’s understanding of science in the area of health and disease.

His books include: Hyping Health Risks: Environmental Hazards in Everyday Life and the Science of Epidemiology (2008) and Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks (2016)

Two recent articles are "Tribal epistemology: the final frontier" and "Radon health cures — who knew?”