Health Disparities Seminar

As part of the Chronic Disease Epidemiology Unit’s seminar series Dr. Chanita Hughes-Halbert will be speaking on social determinants of health disparities on June 22 in Hess Commons .

Dr. Hughes-Halbert is the AT&T Distinguished Endowed Chair in Cancer Equity, at the Hollings Cancer Center at the University of South Carolina.  Her research program focuses on identifying sociocultural, psychological and environmental determinants of cancer prevention and control, translating this information into interventions and disseminating efficacious strategies into clinical and community settings. Currently, she is examining community-based strategies for increasing access to, and enhancing the quality of, precision medicine strategies among medically underserved populations, with a particular focus on minority men.

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