Date Speaker(s) Presentation Title
April 2019
Portrait of Noelle J. LoConte, M.D.

Noelle J. LoConte, M.D.
University of Wisconsin (UW) Carbone Cancer Center

Alcohol and Cancer: A Call to Action for the Oncology Community
March 2019
Portrait of Bradley J. Zebrack, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.P.H.

Bradley J. Zebrack, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.P.H.
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control

Life, Interrupted – The Adolescent/Young Adult Cancer Experience
March 2019
Portrait of Karen Glanz, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Karen Glanz, Ph.D., M.P.H.
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA

Local Policies and Environments: How well do they work to improve Health Behavior?
March 2019
Portrait of Jeff Niederdeppe, Ph.D., M.A.

Jeff Niederdeppe, Ph.D.
Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ithaca, NY

Effects of Tobacco Product Warning Labels on Youth and Adults: Broader Implications for Cancer Communication
February 2019
Portrait of Joel Palefsky, M.D.

Joel Palefsky, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Anal HPV Infection and Disease: A Model for Understanding All Things HPV
January 2019
Portrait of Bruce Alexander, Ph.D.

Bruce Alexander, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN

Mesothelioma and Taconite Mining Exposures
January 2019
Portrait of Andrew T. Chan, M.D., M.P.H.

Andrew Chan, M.D., M.P.H.
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Aspirin for the Precision Prevention of Colorectal Cancer
January 2019
Portrait of Louise M. Henderson, Ph.D.

Louise M. Henderson, Ph.D.
UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Advancing a Risk-based Approach for Cancer Screening
November 2018
Portrait of Barbara S. Norquist, M.D.

Barbara S. Norquist, M.D.
University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, WA

Challenges in the Clinical Management of Women at Risk for Ovarian Cancer
November 2018
Portrait of Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.

Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, OR

War on Melanoma: An Oregonian Solution for Cancer Control
October 2018
Portrait of Patti E. Gravitt, Ph.D., M.S.

Patti E. Gravitt, Ph.D., M.S.
GWU Milken Institute School of Public Health

A Systems Practice Approach to Sustainable Implementation of HPV-based Screening in the Peruvian Amazon
October 2018
Portrait of Amy Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D.

Amy Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D.
Flatiron Health

Research at Scale: Rethinking evidence generation for the 21st Century
September 2018
Portrait of Brian M. Rivers, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Brian M. Rivers, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

A Community-based Translational Research Framework to Address Prostate Cancer Disparities
June 2018
Portrait of Nickolas Papadopoulos, Ph.D.

Nickolas Papadopoulos, Ph.D.
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
Portrait of Scarlett Lin Gomez, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Scarlett Lin Gomez, Ph.D., M.P.H.
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
Portrait of Monica Webb Hooper, Ph.D.

Monica Webb Hooper, Ph.D.
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
Portrait of Gloria Coronado, Ph.D.

Gloria Coronado, Ph.D.
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
Portrait of Nicholas J. Shaheen, M.D., M.P.H.

Nicholas J. Shaheen, M.D., M.P.H.
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
Portrait of Timothy R. Rebbeck, Ph.D.

Timothy R. Rebbeck, Ph.D.
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
Portrait of Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D.

Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D.
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, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Philip E. Castle, Ph.D., M.P.H.
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, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Lorna H. McNeill, Ph.D., M.P.H.
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, Ph.D., M.P.H.

B.R. Simon Rosser, Ph.D., M.P.H.
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, M.D.

Katharine L. Nathanson, M.D.
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, Ph.D.

Ali H. Mokdad, Ph.D.
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, M.D.

Jennifer S. Temel, M.D.
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.

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.

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., M.P.H.

Tamaro Hudson, Ph.D., M.P.H.
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, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

Carol Estwing Ferrans, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
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