Intersectionality of Obesity, Cancer and Health Disparities in Clinical Research

Event Type:
Webinar
Date:
March 18, 2021
Time:
3:00–4:30 PM EST

Webinar

Event Material

This is the third webinar of a series that focused on enhancing understanding of the intersection of cancer, obesity and disparities within racially-ethnically diverse populations. The initial webinar provided an overview of the intersection between cancer, obesity and disparities framed around a central question, “Why are obese individuals from underserved, racial/ethnically diverse backgrounds at high-risk for cancer?” This webinar addressed the intersectionality of obesity, cancer and clinical research.

Speakers:

Khalid Matin, M.D.
Khalid Matin, M.D.

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center

Kathryn Schmitz, Ph.D.
Kathryn Schmitz, Ph.D.

Penn State Cancer Institute

Jennifer Ligibel, M.D.
Jennifer Ligibel, M.D.

Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Discussant:

Worta McCaskill-Stevens, M.D., M.S.
Worta McCaskill-Stevens, M.D., M.S.

National Cancer Institute

Moderator:

Barbara Dunn, Ph.D.

National Cancer Institute

Last Updated
August 12, 2021