The most common skin cancer among people of color is also one of the least researched. That is changing, finally.
Reducing cancer incidence, mortality, and morbidity; and identifying inequities in cancer burdens across populations
Ashi Weeraratna, PhD, studies how cancer cells move to distant sites and how changes in the normal cells around a tumor contribute to their movement, especially as we age.
Elizabeth A. Platz, ScD, MPH, uses molecular epidemiology to understand the mechanisms of cancer incidence and progression to identify prevention and treatment strategies.
Gypsyamber D’Souza, PhD '07, MS, MPH, researches infectious diseases and cancer prevention, focusing on translational epidemiology to answer patient and policy questions.