Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University


Population Science Working Group Meeting

May 9, 2017 12-1pm "Physical Activity and Nutrition Needs of Individuals with Cancer and their Caregivers" Brandy-Joe Milliron, PhD from Drexel University

April 4, 2017 12-1pm "Incorporating Biopsychosocial Screening into Oncology Patient Care" Alison Petok, MSW, MPH and Stephanie Chapman, BS

February 14, 2017 12-1pm "A Neighborhood-Based Intervention to Reduced Prostate Cancer Disparities" Amy Leader, PhD and Charnita Zeigler-Johnson, PhD

January 10, 2017 12-1pm “Improving the Efficacy of Behavioral Weight Loss Programs: Challenges and Next Steps.”  Meghan Butryn, PhD

December 13, 2016 12-1pm “Is survival associated with ACE inhibitors after pancreatic cancer and metformin after head and neck cancer? An analysis of pharmacoepidemiological evidence and bias.” Scott W. Keith, Ph.D.

October 11, 2016 12-1pm “Update on the Center of Excellence for Cancer Risk, Prevention, and Control.” Veda Giri, MD and Ann Klassen, PhD

June 14, 2016 12-1pm “The Impact of Music Therapy on Psychological and Physical Outcomes in People with Cancer.” Joke Bradt, PhD, MT-BC  

May 10, 2016 12-1pm “Improving Dietary Health and Reducing Cancer Risk through Computer-based Neurocognitive Training Games.” Evan M. Forman, Ph.D.

March 8, 2016 12-1pm "Accurate Evaluation of the Senior Oncology Patient." Amy R. MacKenzie, MD

February 9,2016 12-1pm “Genomic aberrations of mitochondrial DNAs in the risk prediction of hepatocellular carcinoma in HBV patients.” Hushan Yang, PhD

December 8, 2015 12-1pm “Introduction to the Reducing Cancer Disparities by Engaging Stakeholders (RCaDES) Project.” Ronald Myers, PhD

November 10, 2015 12-1pm - “What's in a Tweet about Cancer Prevention?  Analyzing Messages about HPV Vaccination on Twitter” Philip Massey, PhD, MPH and Amy Leader, DrPH, MPH

October 13, 2015 12-1pm “Developing the Cancer Risk and Control Program in the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center” Ronald Myers, PhD

September 8, 2015 12-1pm “Facilitating Motivational Readiness and Adoption of Physical Activity by Breast Cancer Survivors with a Smartphone Application” Andrea Barsevick, PhD and Gabriela Marcu, PhD    

Grand Rounds Speakers

Peter A. Kanetsky, PhD, MPH, Moffitt Cancer Center, March 8,2017

Camille Ragin, PhD, MPH, Fox Chase Cancer Center, February 8, 2017

Debra Roter, DrPH, Johns Hopkins, January 11, 2017

Katherine Nathanson, UPenn, 2016

Robert Hiatt, UCSF, 2016

Paul Jacobsen, Moffitt, 2015

Xifeng Wu, MD Anderson, 2015

Chuck Doubeni, UPenn, 2015

Karen Emmons, Kaiser, 2014

Carolyn Fang, Fox Chase, 2014

Guangwu Guo, Beijing Genomics Institute, 2013

Tim Rebbeck, UPenn, 2010