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Cancer Prevention
Grand Rounds Archives
FY10     FY11     FY12     FY13    FY14

May

May 15, 2015
Michael Mackert, Ph.D.
, Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations, Center for Health Communication, The University of Texas at Austin; School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
"Health Literacy: Understanding Patients and Improving Heath Communication"

May 1, 2015
Kathleen Schmeler, M.D.
, Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D., Department of Bioengineering, Rice University
"Preventing & Treating Cervical Cancer Globally: Innovative Approaches & Partnerships"

April

April 24, 2015
Navkiran K. Shokar, M.D., M.P.H.
, Professor, Family & Community Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas Tech  University, Health Science Center at El Paso, Paul L Foster School of Medicine
"Against Colorectal Cancer in our Neighborhoods (ACCION): Outcomes from a comprehensive community-wide colorectal cancer screening intervention"

April 17, 2015
Jennifer A. Ligibel, M.D.,
Director, Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
"Lifestyle and Breast Cancer"

April 10, 2015
Belinda Reininger, Dr. P.H.,
Associate Professor, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville
"How a U.S. Mexico Border Town Won the 2014 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize"

April 3, 2015
Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
, Assistant Professor, Health Services Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Modeling the Cancer Burden: The Case of Hepatitis C Eradication in the United States"

March

March 27, 2015
Xifeng Wu, M.D., Ph.D.,
Professor and Chair, Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"The Center for Translational and Public Health Genomics: Enabling Research Towards Precision Medicine"

March 20, 2015
V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D.
, Professor, Breast Medical Oncology Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"A New Approach for the Prevention of Breast Cancer: A Novel Hormone Replacement Therapy that Kills Nascent Breast Cancer Through Estrogen-Induced Apoptosis"

March 13, 2015
F. Benjamin Zhan, Ph.D.,
Professor of Geographic Information Science, Texas State University; Visiting Professor,
Health Disparities Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Spatial Insights for Health Disparity Reduction: Where to Intervene"

March 6, 2015
Patricia Gail Bray, Ph.D.
, Episcopal Health Foundation
"Community Engagement and Cancer Prevention"

February

February 27, 2015
Andrew Dannenberg, M.D.,
Weill Cornell Medical College
"Obesity, White Adipose Inflammation and Breast Cancer"

February 20, 2015
Eshel Ben-Jacob, Ph.D.
School of Physics & Astronomy and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University; Biosciences and Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, Rice University; Visiting Professor, Johns Hopkins
"From Bacterial Intelligence to Cyberwar on Cancer"

February 6, 2015
Guang Peng, M.D., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor, Clinical Cancer Prevention, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Understanding and Targeting the DNA Repair Network for Personalized Cancer Prevention"

January

January 30, 2015
Jenna Anding, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.
Associate Department Head and Extension Nutrition Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife  
Extension Service, Department of Nutrition and Food Science
"Improving diet and physical activity behaviors among low-income audiences in Texas"

January 23, 2015
Warren Bickel, Ph.D,
Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; Professor,  Psychology; Professor, Health Sciences; Professor, Psychiatry, Virginia Tech
"Self-control Failure in Addiction and Its Repair"

January 16, 2015
Jack Henningfield, Ph.D.,
Vice President, Research Health Policy, Pinney Associates; Professor, Behavioral Biology,
Adjunct, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
"Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: The Promise, the Peril and the Urgent Need for Regulation"

December

December 4, 2014
Robert Volk, Ph.D.,
Professor, Health Services Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Policy, Politics, and the Curious Case of Lung Cancer Screening with Low Dose CT"

November

November 20, 2014
Karen Basen-Engquist, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Eat, Weigh, Move: Advancing Transdisciplinary Research to Energy Balance and Cancer"

November 13, 2014
Leslie Robison, Ph.D.
Member, St. Jude Faculty; Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control; Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control, Cancer Center; Co-leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
"Long-term Outcomes Among Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer"

October

October 30, 2014
Francesco Versace, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor, Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Individual differences in reward sensitivity: Implications for smoking and eating behaviors"

October 23, 2014
Sanjay Shete, Ph.D.
, Professor, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"A Risk Prediction Model for Smoking Experimentation in Mexican American Youth"

October 16, 2014
Ronald Lubet, Ph.D
., Program Director, National Cancer Institute
"Preclinical Chemoprevention Studies with NSAIDs/Celecoxib: Role of COX-2 Inhibition, Aspirin Dose? and Methods to Reduce Gastric Toxicity"

September

September 25, 2014
Maher Karam-Hage, M.D.,
Associate Professor, Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  
"Clinical Experience in Tobacco Cessation to Clinical Research Trials: A Two Way Street"

September 18, 2014
Xifeng Wu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Wong-Ho Chow, Ph.D., Professor, Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Carrie Daniel-MacDougall, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Hua Zhao, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Mexican American Cohort: Research Opportunities in an Underserved Population"

September 11, 2014
Michelle Fingeret, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor, Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Body Image Research and Therapy: Building a Patient-centered Program to Treat Distress Associated with Cancer-related Disfigurement"

September 4, 2014
Michael Wargovich, Ph.D.,
Professor, Molecular Medicine, Cancer Center Council, Distinguished Chair in Oncology;
Director, IIMS Certificate in Cancer Prevention Program, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
"Dietary Acculturation and Risk for Chronic Disease: Stopping the Oncoming Global Epidemic"

 

 

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