Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine and Public Health


Hereditary Cancer Center

Chairman of Preventive Medicine 
Henry T. Lynch, M.D.
Hixson-Lied Science Building 202 
Phone: 402.280.2942
Fax: 402.280.1734


Henry T. Lynch, M.D.

World-famous investigator, teacher and researcher, Henry T. Lynch, M.D. is a tremendous asset to the Department of Preventive Medicine. His groundbreaking research revealed a link between certain cancers and heredity and led to the discovery of Lynch syndrome, a hereditary form of colon cancer.

In 2015, Lynch's dedication to Creighton and cancer research was recognized with the unveiling of the Henry Lynch Cancer Centers at CHI Health Bergan Mercy and CHI Health Immanuel.

Watch this video to learn more about the Father of Hereditary Cancer and his contributions to Creighton University.