Intersectionality of Obesity, Cancer and Health Disparities in Clinical Research

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

This is the third webinar of a series that focuses 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 will address the intersectionality of obesity, cancer and clinical research. 

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Moderator:

Barbara Dunn, Ph.D.

National Cancer Institute

 

Discussant:

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

National Cancer Institute

 

Speakers:

Khalid Matin, M.D.

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center

Kathryn Schmitz, Ph.D.

Penn State Cancer Institute

Jennifer Ligibel, M.D.

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

Last Updated
December 22, 2020