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Grantee Spotlights Archive

Here is an in-depth look at past spotlights focused on CRCHD investigators, grantees, and their programs' accomplishments, contributions, and activities in the field of cancer health disparities.


  • Martina Buck
    Read more about how Dr. Buck’s ARRA research is helping make a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer.
  • Marjorie Kagawa-Singer
    Hear about how one woman's upbringing in an isolated California town led her to study how illness is traditionally perceived and cured around the world.
  • Howard Koh
    Read this brief article on Dr. Howard Koh, a grantee with the CRCHD’s Community Networks Program (CNP), and his confirmation by the United States Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Professional Development Workshop Awardees
    See this year’s Professional Development Workshop awardees, who were honored for their stellar Podium and Poster presentations.
  • AACR MICR Awardees
    View a listing of CRCHD trainees awarded a 2009 AACR Minority Scholar Award or Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar Award in Cancer Research.
  • American Samoa
    Discover the CNP of the Territory of American Samoa and how they overcame language and cultural barriers to increase awareness and education related to cancer health disparities.


  • Jessie Satia
    Learn about Dr. Satia, a K-22 (NCI Career Development Transition Award) grantee, and her research in the field of cancer etiology, nutritional epidemiology (dietary assessment), minority participation in research studies, and cancer survivorship.
  • Ana Maria Lopez
    Learn about Dr. Lopez, a SPN/CNP grantee, and her work which enables thousands of rural and poor Americans to receive the highest quality of cancer care.
Updated: 07/08/11