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Cancer Prevention
Grand Rounds Archives
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June 17, 2016
Dorothy K. Hatsukma, Ph.D.
, Associate Director of Cancer Prevention and Control for the Masonic Cancer Center; Forster Family Chair in Cancer Prevention; Director of the Tobacco Research Programs; Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Professor of Psychology and of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota
"Changing the Landscape of Tobacco-Caused Cancer"

June 10, 2016
Aung Ko Win M.B.B.S., M.P.H., Ph.D.
, Senior Research Fellow; NHMRC Early Career Fellow; Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
"Lynch Syndrome: Cancer Risks and Clinical Outcomes"


May 27, 2016
Jay Bernhardt, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor, Moody College of Communication; Founding Director, Center for Health Communication; Everett D. Collier Centennial Chair in Communication; Walter Cronkite Regents Chair in Communication; Adjunct Professor, UT School of Public Health
"Health Communication for Cancer Prevention and Control: Missing Ingredient or Secret Sauce?"

May 20, 2016
Johanna Lampe, Ph.D., R.D.,
Research Professor, Epidemiology Cancer Prevention Program, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson
"Cancer Prevention at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Beyond: From Mechanisms to Implementation"

May 6, 2016
Kenneth Offit, M.D., M.P.H.,
Chief, Clinical Genetics, Cancer Biology and Genetics Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
"Precision Cancer Genomics and Prevention"


April 29, 2016
Andrew W. Bergen, Ph.D.,
Associate - Genetic Epidemiology, BioRealm, LLC
"Translational Genomics: From Discovery to Treatment Biomarkers"

April 22, 2016
Kurt Ribisl, Ph.D.,
Professor, Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina
"Recommendations for U.S. Public Policies Regulating Electronic Cigarettes"

April 15, 2016
Joseph B. McCormick, M.D.
, Regional Dean and James Steele Professor, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Campus
"A Science Guide to a Culture of HealthTranslating Science to Action in Brownsville"

April 1, 2016
Jian-Min Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.
, Professor of Epidemiology, Arnold Palmer Endowed Chair in Cancer Prevention, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
"Isothiocyanates derived from cruciferous vegetables as a potential cancer chemopreventive agent"


March 18, 2016
Lydia E.W. Pace, M.D., M.P.H.
, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Divisions of Women's Health and General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
"Promoting earlier detection of breast cancer in Rwanda"

March 11, 2016
Scott Leischow, Ph.D.
, Professor, Co-Director, Cancer Prevention and Control, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center; Director,  Research on health Equity And Community Health (REACH); Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
"Rationale and Effectiveness of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) for Tobacco Treatment"


February 26, 2016
Charles M. Perou, Ph.D.
, The May Goldman Shaw Distinguished Professor of Molecular Oncology; Professor of Genetics, and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
"Genomic Analysis of Breast Tumors and Biomarkers of Therapeutic Responsiveness"

February 12, 2016
Ethan Basch, M.D., M.Sc.
- Director, Cancer Outcomes Research Program; Associate Professor, Medicine and Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill, Cancer Prevention and Control, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
"Patient-reported Outcomes for Toxicity Monitoring in Oncology"

February 5, 2016
Greg Armstrong, M.D., MSCE
- Associate Member, Epidemiology and Cancer Control, Neuro-Oncology Division, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
"Subsequent Neoplasms in Aging Survivors of Childhood Cancer: Incidence, Risk and Health Impact"


January 29, 2016
Melinda Irwin, Ph.D., M.P.H.,
Professor, Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health; Associate Director (Population Sciences), Yale Cancer Center
"Cancer Prevention and Control at Yale Cancer Center"

January 15, 2016
Scott Ramsey, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Adjunct Professor, Health Services, University of Washington; Comprehensive Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Survivorship Program, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington; Professor (Adjunct), Pharmaceutical Outcomes, Research, and Policy Program, Pharmacy, University of Washington Fred Hutchinson, Cancer Research Center
"Financial Toxicity: An Emerging Concept and Consequence of Cancer Care"

January 8, 2016
Martin Chalfie, Ph.D.,
Professor, Biological Sciences, Columbia University, 2008 Nobel Laureate
"2016 Leading Mentor and Outstanding Trainee Awards - Keynote Speaker"


December 18, 2015
Otis Brawley, M.D.
, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, American Cancer Society; Professor, Hematology, Medical Oncology, Medicine and Epidemiology, Emory University
"Cancer Control in the 21st Century"

December 11, 2015
Brian King, Ph.D., M.P.H.,
Deputy Director for Research Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Promotion, Center for Disease Control, Office on Smoking and Health
"Fifty Years of Tobacco Prevention and Control: Progress, Challenges and Future Directions"

December 4, 2015
Graham A. Colditz, M.D., Dr.P.H.
, Niess-Gain Professor of Surgery, Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine; Associate Director Prevention and Control, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center
"Implementing Cancer Prevention: We Already Know How to Prevent Most Cancer"


November 20, 2015
Robert Dantzer, D.V.M., Ph.D.,
Professor and Deputy Chair, Symptom Research; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Neurobehavioral Toxicities of Cancer Therapy"

November 13, 2015
Robert McMillen, Ph.D.,
Associate Director of the Tobacco Control Unit, Social Science Research Center;
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology; American Academy of Pediatrics, Julius B. Richmond Center of Excellence
"The Social Climate of Tobacco Control in the United States"

November 6, 2015
Kathleen Schmeler, M.D.,
Associate Professor, Gynecologic Oncology & Reproductive Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Preventing and Treating Cervical Cancer Globally"

Mauricio Maza, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Medical Officer, Basic Health International
"Barriers and Challenges of Implementation of HPV Testing in Low-Middle Income Countries: The Case of El Salvador"


October 23, 2015
Paul Cinciripini, Ph.D.
, Chair, Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Tobacco Treatment Program MD Anderson"

October 16, 2015
Stephen Grubbs, M.D.,
Senior Director, Clinical Affairs Department, American Society of Clinical Oncology
"A Statewide Colorectal Screening Program: Elimination of Health Care Disparity"

October 2, 2015
Maria E. Fernandez, Ph.D.
, Professor of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health
"Moving Cancer Control Research to Practice: UT School of Public Health and MD Anderson Collaborations for Reducing Health Disparities"


September 25, 2015
Ethan Halm, M.D., M.P.H.,
Professor Internal Medicine and Clinical Sciences; Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine Chief, Division of Outcomes and HSR; Director, Center for PCOR; Co-Director, Population Science Program, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
"Population-Based Cancer Preventionin Safety-Net Populations & Health Systems The UT Southwestern Experience"

September 18, 2015
Paul Scheet, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor, Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Subtle Allelic Imbalance in Normal and Premalignant Tissues: Insights into Early Disease Pathology"

September 11, 2015
Joxel Garcia, M.D.,
Executive Director, Cancer Control Platform, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"'Cancer Prevention in Latin America: A Public Health Challenge"




Centers and Institutes

Behavioral Research Treatment Center

Duncan Family Institute

Center for Health Equity & Evaluation Research


Tobacco Treatment Program

ASPIRE (A Smoking Prevention Interactive Experience)