Past Lectures

Date Speaker(s) Presentation Title
April 2018

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

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

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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