Past Lectures

Date Speaker(s) Presentation Title
September 2021

Karen Basen-Engquist, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Annie Laurie Howard Research Distinguished Professor in the Department of Behavioral Science, Director of the Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Healthy Living After Cancer: Translating What We Know into What We Do
June 2021

Lisa Carter-Harris, Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Beyond a Closed-Ended Question: Understanding the Decision to Screen or Not for Lung Cancer
May 2021

Jessica Scott, Ph.D.
Assistant Member, Exercise Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

From Spaceflight to Cancer Therapy: The Next Frontier of Multisystem Toxicity Countermeasures
May 2021

Ashwani Rajput, M.D.
Director, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, National Capital Region Professor of Surgery and Oncology, John Hopkins University

Building Bridges to Enhance Cancer Prevention and Care
April 2021

Nilanjan Chatterjee, Ph.D.
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Polygenic Risk Scores in Cancer Prevention
April 2021

Ellen M. Daley, Ph.D., M.P.H.
University of South Florida College of Public Health

HPV Vaccine Strategies in the US: Why Haven’t We Been More Successful?
March 2021

Christopher Friese, Ph.D., R.N., A.O.C.N., F.A.A.N.
University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI

Improving Cancer Care: Listening to Patients and Clinicians
February 2021

David B. Allison, Ph.D.
School of Public Health, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN

Rescuing Nutrition Science’s Reputation from the Bin of Condemnation to that Worthy of Constructive Criticism: Toward Greater Rigor and Warrant in Nutrition and Obesity
January 2021

Lauren McCullough, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Emory University, Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, GA

Understanding Breast Cancer Disparities: Cells to Society
December 2020

Cosette M. Wheeler, Ph.D.
Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico (UNM) Regents Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UNM Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM

New Mexico HPV Pap Registry: Integration of Real World Data to Improve Cervical Cancer Screening and Inform Policy