Date Speaker(s) Presentation Title
June 2018

Nickolas Papadopoulos, PhD
Professor of Oncology and Pathology; Director of Translational Genetics; Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics & Therapeutics; Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Johns Hopkins Institutions, Baltimore, MD

Role of non-Invasive Tests for the Early Detection of Cancer
May 2018

Scarlett Lin Gomez, PhD, MPH
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center University of California San Francisco San Francisco, CA

Cancer Health Disparities Research: Where have we been and where should we go?
May 2018

Monica Webb Hooper, PhD
Associate Director for Cancer Disparities Research; Professor of Oncology, Family Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Psychological Sciences; Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH

We are Not Hard-to-Reach: Community Competent Research to Address Racial Tobacco-Related Disparities
April 2018

Gloria Coronado, PhD
Senior Investigator, Mitch Greenlick Endowed Scientist for Health Disparities, Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research Portland, OR

Implementation and Effectiveness of a Mailed FIT Outreach Program in Safety Net Clinics
April 2018

Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH
Professor, Departments of Medicine & Epidemiology; Chief, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease Chapel Hill, NC

Misplaced Priorities and Barrett’s Esophagus
March 2018

Timothy R. Rebbeck, PhD
Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health; Director of Global Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA

Cancer Prevention in the Precision Medicine Era
March 2018

Folakemi Odedina, PhD
Professor, Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research; Director, UF Health Cancer Center Cancer Health Disparities; University of Florida College of Pharmacy Orlando, FL

Transatlantic Roots of Prostate Cancer Disparities in Black Men: The CaPTC Program
March 2018

Philip E. Castle, PhD, MPH
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Global Health Center Bronx, NY

Screening for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
February 2018

Lorna H. McNeill, PhD, MPH
Chair, Department of Health Disparities, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX

Reducing Cancer Health Disparities through Community Engagement: Working with Faith-Based Organizations (Project CHURCH)
February 2018

B.R. Simon Rosser, PhD, MPH
Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health; Director, HIV/STI Intervention & Prevention Studies; University of Minnesota School of Public Health Minneapolis, MN

The Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment on the Sexual Behavior of Gay and Bisexual Men: Key Results from the "Restore" Study
February 2018

Katharine L. Nathanson, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA

From Germline Genetics to Somatic Insights – The Evolving Landscape of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
January 2018

Ali H. Mokdad, PhD
Director, Middle Eastern Initiatives & Professor, Global Health Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

Burden of Cancer in the United States: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease
January 2018

Jennifer S. Temel, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Director of Cancer Outcomes Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

Lecture Cancelled
December 2017

Jada G. Hamilton, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Attending Psychologist and Assistant Member Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Memorial Hospital

Precision Oncology and Genetic Risk Information: Exploring Patients' Preferences and Responses
October 2017

Jessica Faupel-Badger, Ph.D.
Director, Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program. National Institute of General Medical Sciences. National Institutes of Health

Careers in cancer prevention research - Reflections from a large outcomes evaluation study
October 2017

Tamaro Hudson, Ph.D., MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology at Howard University. Health Research Specialist at Washington VA Medical Center

Utilizing Biomarker Signature Pairs To Develop Gene Therapeutic Viral Delivery Platforms For Treating Prostate Cancer
September 2017

Carol Estwing Ferrans, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair in Nursing Research Professor, Biobehavioral Health Sciences, College of Nursing University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL

Translating Research into Policy: Reducing Breast Cancer Disparities in Illinois
June 2017

Reginald Tucker-Seeley, ScD, ScM, MA
Professor, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology at the University of Southern California

Measuring financial well-being in cancer prevention research: Results from the Money-Health Connection Study
June 2017

Matthew W. Kreuter, PhD, MPH
Associate Dean & Kahn Family Professor of Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis

Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Health Communication Research to Eliminate Health Disparities
May 2017

Ann Hsing, PhD, MPH
Stanford University

A Fantastic Epidemiology Journey: from China to Africa and back
May 2017

Ellen V. Sigal, PhD
Friends of Cancer Research

Why Advocacy and Policy Matter: Promoting Research and Innovation
April 2017

Judith Prochaska, PhD, MPH
Stanford Medicine - Stanford University

Digital Tools for Cancer Prevention: Extending Reach and Engagement
April 2017

Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc, FRCP
Founder and President, Institute for Clinical Economic Review (ICER), Boston, MA

If Medicare Were to Negotiate Drug Prices, How Would it Determine a ‘Fair’ Price for a Cancer Treatment?
March 2017

Angela Fagerlin, PhD
Professor & Chair, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Utah

The Impact of Shared Decision-making Interventions on Prostate Cancer Treatment Decision-making
March 2017

Julie R. Palmer, ScD
Boston University

Type 2 Diabetes in Relation to Breast Cancer Risk: Results from the Black Women’s Health Study
March 2017

Kate Sweeny, PhD
University of California, Riverside Riverside, CA

The Psychological Impact of Awaiting Breast Diagnosis: A Preliminary Picture
February 2017

Betty Ferrell, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope

The Integration of Palliative Care into Standard Oncology Care
January 2017

Jim Evans, MD, PhD
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Cancer Prevention, Genomics, and the PMI
January 2017

Andrew Briggs, DPhil, MSc
University of Glasgow

Designing a value framework for oncology: what are the issues with existing frameworks and can we do better?
January 2017

Shiriki K. Kumanyika, PhD, MPH
University of Pennsylvania

Obesity, Cancer Prevention, and Health Equity. The Promise of Public Health Approaches