Hank Dart, MS, is a health communications lead at the Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine. He has over 20 year’s experience in health education and communication, having worked for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health; and the Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention before his current position at Siteman. He has produced a wide array of websites and publications—both professional and consumer-oriented. The lions’ share of his work is in effectively conveying complex health topics to the public. Among other accomplishments, he has overseen the production, launch, and marketing of the popular personalized health promotion tools Your Disease Risk and Zuum; developed the 8IGHT WAYS to Prevent Cancer consumer health series, and co-authored the books Healthy Women, Healthy Lives: A Guide to Preventing Disease from the Landmark Nurses’ Health Study and Together: Every Woman’s Guide to Preventing Breast Cancer.

He has a BA in Human Biology from Stanford University and an MS in Health and Social Behavior from the Harvard School of Public Health.