Here is an in-depth look at special CRCHD events as well as specific CRCHD staff, investigators, grantees, and trainees, focusing on their background and role in the field of cancer health disparities and cancer health disparities research.
- New! Sora Park Tanjasiri
Find out more about CRCHD grantee, Dr. Sora Park Tanjasiri, and her efforts to recruit and educate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on the importance of cervical cancer screening.
- New! Harold Moses
Read through this spotlight on CRCHD grantee Dr. Harold L. Moses, recently recognized for his lasting impact on the cancer field and lifetime commitment to progress against cancer.
- Gregory Carey
Get to know Dr. Gregory Carey, a CRCHD grantee recognized for his mentoring and outreach efforts in the fields of science as well as his local community.
- John Carethers
Please enjoy this spotlight on former CRCHD grantee Dr. John Carethers, a recently elected member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), one of the highest honors in the field of medicine.
- Olveen Carrasquillo
Read more about investigator Dr. Olveen Carrasquillo and his community-based participatory research aimed at reducing cervical cancer disparities among Haitians, Hispanics, and African Americans in Miami, Florida.
- Marvella Ford
Click above to read more about investigator Dr. Marvella Ford, who hopes to see better retention of underserved communities in clinical trials and improved patient navigation.
- Gloria Coronado
Enjoy this spotlight on CRCHD grantee Dr. Gloria Coronado, a health disparities researcher recognized for her strategies to improve colorectal cancer screening rates among racially and ethnically diverse, and other underserved populations.
- Erin Kobetz
Take the time to read through this special spotlight on Dr. Erin Kobetz, a driving force behind addressing women's cancer disparities.
- Willie Underwood
Dr. Willie Underwood, a CRCHD grantee, is highlighted in this spotlight on treating prostate cancer in an urban environment.
- AACR-MICR Special Mentorship Spotlight: Patricia Lorenzo
Please read through this special spotlight on Dr. Patricia Lorenzo, a scientist from the University of Hawaii, who tells us more about how mentorship influences a scientist's career.
- Adeyinka Laiyemo
Get to know more about Dr. Adeyinka Laiyemo and his pivotal role as an expert in colorectal cancer and cancer health disparities.
- Bimal Banik
Learn about exciting and new scientific research conducted by CRCHD P20 Grantee Dr. Bimal Banik to find new drugs to treat cancer.
- AACR-MICR Special Spotlight: Maria Elena Martinez
Click above to read a brief spotlight on Dr. Maria Elena Martinez, Chair for the MICR Council at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting.
- Special Edition Spotlight: A Closer Look at CRCHD
Read through this article published in the NCI Administrative Newsletter that highlights the history and future directions of CRCHD.
- Special Edition Spotlight: Kenneth Chu
Please enjoy this unique spotlight on Dr. Ken Chu and his retirement after a long and prolific career being a champion within CRCHD and NCI.
- Jeffrey Henderson
Dr. Jeff Henderson, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and founder of the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health is stepping up the level of Native American Research as a CRCHD research participant and collaborator with CRCHD Community Networks Program Grantee Dr Dedra S. Buchwald.
- Levi Garraway
Take a closer look at the life of Dr. Levi Garraway and the pivotal role he plays in the area of cancer health disparities research.
- Michelle Stewart
Read more about a fascinating and crucial cancer drug discovery from CRCHD F31 Grantee Michelle Stewart.