Skip to Content

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Attn: Stacie Scruggs
P.O. Box 301439, Unit 1330
Houston, TX 77230-1439

Research Studies

For information on current research studies, please contact the team directly.  Phone numbers can be found on their respective fliers.

Center Staff

Matthew Cox-Martin, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone: 713-745-4008
Email: mcox1@mdanderson.org

Carol Harrison, M.Ed.
Senior Exercise Physiologist
Phone: 713-794-1741
Email: caharrison@mdanderson.org

Miranda Jones, M.A.
Research Coordinator
Phone: 713-745-4268
Email: MLJones2@mdanderson.org

Courtney Karam, M.P.H.
Research Coordinator
Phone: 713-745-0109
Email: CEKaram@mdanderson.org

Bridgette Ma, M.P.H. 
Program Coordinator 
Phone: 713-792-2431
Email: byma@mdanderson.org

Lizette Martinez, M.P.H., C.H.E.S.   
Senior Research Coordinator
Phone: 713-563-8026
Email: LMartinez8@mdanderson.org

Sanjana Srinivasan
Graduate Research Assistant
Phone: pending...
Email: SSrinivasan2@mdanderson.org

Stacie Scruggs, M.P.H.
Research Manager
Phone Number: 713-745-5335
Email: sscruggs@mdanderson.org

Jae Joon Song, M.S. 
Statistical Analyst
Phone: 713-745-1511
Email: JJSong2@mdanderson.org

Edward Tsai, M.P.H.
Predoctoral Fellow
Phone: 713-792-0919
Email: etsai@mdanderson.org

Upcoming Events

December 12, 2014
Energy Balance Journal Club
Obesity and oral health, Is there an implication for cancer prevention and survival? 
Dr. Irene Tami-Maury
12:00-1:00 p.m.
FCT3 (rms 2 and 7)
 Learn more

January 8, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
FXR in intestine-liver cross talk 
Dr. Grace Guo (Host: Doug Burrin, PhD)
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
 Learn more

January 15, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
Plant-based miRNAs in Consumers: The Varieties of Dietary Experiences 
Dr. Kendal Hirschi
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
 Learn more

January 22, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
Muscle mitochondrial energetics in weight loss resistant obesity in mice and humans 
Dr. Mary-Ellen Harper (Host: Qiang Tong, PhD)
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
 Learn more

January 29, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
A novel chemopreventive strategy based on production of therapeutic microRNAs in plants 
Dr. Vicki Vance (Host: Kendal Hirschi, PhD)
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
 Learn more


© 2014 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center