A community approach to breast cancer prevention: addressing health disparities

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National Institutes of Health
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | 3pm EDT (US and Canada) / May 16, 3am CST (China) / 8pm BST (UK) Long > 60 min | English

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Dr. Adams-Campbell’s areas of research focus on addressing health disparities with particular emphasis on cancers that disproportionately impact African-Americans. Dr. Adams-Campbell’s research focuses on lifestyle interventions including physical activity, energy balance, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and oral health among minority and underserved populations. She has considerable expertise in cohort studies including the Women’s Health Initiative and the Black Women’s Health Study (which follows a cohort of African American women to gather epidemiological data on health risks and disease development). She also oversees the Capital Breast Care Center (CBCC), a community-based patient navigation program. Dr. Adams-Campbell is the Principal Investigator of a Center of Excellence for Health Disparities that focuses on metabolic syndrome and breast cancer risk in an exercise intervention clinical trial. She has more than 200 peer reviewed publications.

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Lucile Adams-Campbell
Lucile Adams-Campbell
Dr. Adams-Campbell is the Associate Director for Minority Health and Health Disparities Research, Senior Associate Dean for Community Outreach and Engagement, and Professor of Oncology at Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center. She received a B.S. in Biology and a M.S. in Biomedical Science from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, and received her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Adams-Campbell has received numerous awards and honors including the election to the former Institute of Medicine (The National Academy of Medicine), and the Induction into the D.C. Hall of Fame for her research focus on Health Disparities.

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