Jérôme Foucaud holds a PhD in humanities. He began his career in the field of health and prevention as a scientific expert at the National Institute of Prevention and Education for Health, renamed since then France Public Health (Santé Publique France), where he piloted many projects of international scope. He then joined the Health Insurance as Director of Prevention then Director of the service offer where he managed the CRPCEN five services for more than five years: sickness, elder, insured relations, health and social action and prevention. For more than 5 years, he now heads the research department in humanities and social sciences, epidemiology and public health at the French National Cancer Institute (Inca). In this national agency for health and scientific expertise dedicated to the fight against cancer, he is responsible for developing research and leading studies on cancer in the human and social sciences. Author of around fifty scientific and professional publications, he is also an associate researcher at Sorbonne Paris Nord University, in the Health Education and Practices laboratory (UR 3412). In parallel with these activities, he teaches human sciences and prevention in various universities in France.