Past Lectures

Date Speaker(s) Presentation Title
January 2018

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.
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., 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.
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, Sc.D., Sc.M., M.A.
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, Ph.D., M.P.H.
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, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Stanford University

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

Ellen V. Sigal, Ph.D.
Friends of Cancer Research

Why Advocacy and Policy Matter: Promoting Research and Innovation