Chairman of Preventive Medicine
Henry T. Lynch, M.D.
Hixson-Lied Science Building 202
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.