Cancer Prevention and Control at the West Virginia University Cancer Institute connects West Virginia communities to address cancer health disparities unique to WV and Appalachia.
Cancer Prevention and Control staff member chosen for George Washington Cancer Center’s Mentorship Program
CPC is proud to announce that Lauren Hixenbaugh, MBA was recently invited to participate in the George Washington (GW) Cancer Center’s Mentorship Program. As a national facilitator for CDC, the GW Cancer Center is pairing qualified staff with mentors to enhance the impact of their work. Lauren will be working with a faculty member from the University of California.
A major public health initiative aimed at preventing cervical cancer in at-risk Appalachian families from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia is underway with support from an $11 million National Cancer Institute grant.
As part of the WVU Health Sciences Vice President's Achievement Awards celebration, a faculty member from the WVU Cancer Institute was honored for their work. Stephenie Kennedy-Rea E.D. was presented with the Vice President’s Scholar Award for service. The awards ceremony was held Wednesday, April 10, 2019