Cancer Control and Population Health Program (CPH) Members

 

 

Roger Anderson, PhD
Professor, Public Health Sciences
Health services research and cancer health disparities in low-income and rural populations

Laura Barnes, PhD
Associate Professor, Systems and Information
Health information technology, with a focus on creating new tools that aid in patient disease management and education, as well as healthcare delivery

Graham Casey, PhD
Professor, Public Health Sciences
Biologic mechanisms of inherited genetic risk of colorectal cancer and glioma through population-based genetic, genomic, and cell biology approaches

Phil Chow, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
Use of mobile health technology interventions to address health behaviors, mental distress, anxiety, and mood

Wendy Cohn, MEd, PhD
Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
Evaluation research, cancer risk assessment, control, and survivorship

Kristin Guertin, PhD
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Nutritional epidemiology, smoking, application of biomarkers to epidemiologic studies, metabolomics, cancer, and obesity

Randy Jones, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor, Acute and Specialty Care
Health disparities and decision making in chronic illness and prostate cancer

Robert Klesges, PhD
Professor, Public Health Sciences
Health promotion, disease prevention, tobacco cessation, and substance use

Tracey Krupski, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Urology
Development and deployment of tele-cystoscopy for bladder cancer surveillance in underserved areas

Virginia LeBaron, PhD, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP
Assistant Professor, Acute and Specialty Care
Palliative care for advanced cancers, including reducing disparities in access to pain relief and support for oncology nurses

Li Li, MD, PhD
Professor, Family Medicine
Molecular and genetic epidemiology and disease prevention, integrating genome and behavior cancer etiology, particularly with colon cancer

Melissa Little, PhD
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Design, evaluation, and dissemination of health promotion and disease prevention programs, particularly in military populations

Jessica Malpass, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Acute and Specialty Care
Hematology-oncology and other life-limiting and life-threatening conditions for pediatric, adolescent, and young adult health

Emma Mitchell, PhD, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, Family, Community and Mental Health Systems
Feasibility and acceptability of at-home, self-screening HPV tests as a route to increasing detection of cervical cancer in underserved, rural areas

Susan Modesitt, MD
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obesity as a risk factor for gynecologic malignancies, hereditary breast, and ovarian cancers

Kathleen Porter, PhD
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Dissemination and implementation of evidence-based programs and behavior change techniques in community settings

Lee Ritterband, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
Mobile and electronic health interventions to deliver treatments and assessments for behavioral health issues, including cancer and insomnia

Kelly Shaffer, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
Developing and disseminating accessible interventions to improve patient and caregiver mental and physical health and well-being.

Timothy Showalter, MD
Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology
Comparative effectiveness in cervical cancer; novel technology for brachytherapy, intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT); comparative effectiveness in cervical cancer

Gerald Talcott, PhD
Professor, Public Health Sciences
Development and delivery of interventions for management of health risk behaviors, particularly tobacco use, in military populations

Rupa Valdez, PhD
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Impact of environment, community, and information technology on patient experiences in underserved populations

Kara Wiseman, PhD
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Leveraging technology to create scalable behavior change interventions for cancer prevention and control

Zhen Yan, PhD
Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Molecular and signaling mechanisms underlying exercise adaptations and the role in chronic disease and cancer prevention

Wen You, PhD
Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
Applied health economist with expertise in the areas of health economics, behavioral and information economics, treatment effect analysis, economic evaluation, and microeconometrics

Jamie Zoellner, RD, PhD
Professor, Public Health Sciences
Community-based participatory research in underserved areas on health literacy and lifestyle risk factors relevant to obesity and cancer