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CRCHD Spotlights

Here is an in-depth look at special CRCHD events as well as specific CRCHD staff, investigators, grantees, and trainees, focusing on their contributions to the field of cancer health disparities and cancer health disparities research.


  • Meena Jaggi
    CRCHD grantee Dr. Meena Jaggi’s approach to cervical cancer disparities research relies on an item more commonly found in the kitchen than the lab.
  • January Monthly Spotlight: Cervical Health and Cancer Health Disparities
    In January, CRCHD joins the nation in raising awareness for Cervical Health and spotlights research and outreach initiatives to help reduce cervical cancer disparities in underserved populations.
  • Kolawole Okuyumi
    Meet CRCHD grantee Dr. Kolawole Okuyumi who is studying cervical cancer screening attitudes and behaviors of African immigrants (Ethiopians, Nigerians, and Somalis) in Minnesota, and introducing “cancer” and “cervix” to their everyday vocabulary.
  • William (Bill) Nelson
    Meet Dr. Bill Nelson who is steering a partnership between the Howard University Cancer Center and Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center to improve screening, diagnosis and cancer care for African Americans in the Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC area.


Grantee & Program Spotlights

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Updated: 01/20/15