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Beth Glenn to lead the JCCC Cancer Control and Survivorship research program as co-director

Post Date:May 05, 2022 9:00 AM
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Dr. Beth Glenn

The UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center is proud to announce that Dr. Beth Glenn has been named Co-Director of the Cancer Center's Cancer Control and Survivorship research program. With members spanning the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and multiple departments in the College of Letters and Sciences, the program provides the critical expertise to tackle existing and emerging cancer control problem, and apply them to all populations to help guide cancer care delivery from prevention through end-of-life settings.

Dr. Glenn is a professor in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Associate Director of the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity. She also serves as the co-director of Community Outreach and Engagement for the Cancer Center. Her research focus is on conducting scientifically rigorous, yet pragmatic, research to design, implement and evaluate interventions aimed at reducing racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in cancer. She has also conducted research focused on skin cancer prevention among children of Latino and non-Latino white melanoma survivors, lifestyle behaviors among ethnic minority breast and colorectal cancer survivors and breast, prostate and colorectal cancer screening among low income and ethnic minority populations.

Dr. Glenn will join the program's Director Dr. Patricia Ganz and Co-Director Roshan Bastani. Click here to learn more about the Cancer Control and Survivorship research program.

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