Increasing Collaborations...

...throughout Regions 1 and 2

Advancing Research...

Join a Biospecimens Workgroup

Together we can minimize cancer health disparities...

...and improve the health of those we serve.

Promoting mentorship...

...supporting future investigators.

Using technology... advance research integration.

Connecting trainees and mentors ... promote mentored career development.

From high school investigators to junior investigators...

...committed to expanding training opportunities in cancer and cancer health disparities research.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Postdocs in Cancer Prev & Control at Washington Univesity

November 26th, 2014

Washington University School of Medicine and the Siteman Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, are seeking applications for postdoctoral fellowships in Cancer Prevention and Control. 

We are particularly interested in candidates with an interest in health behavior, health services research, clinical outcomes research, community-based research, cancer disparities, interventions, dissemination and implementation, decision sciences, or cancer survivorship. However all applications will be considered.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Fellowships are for 2 years with a 3rd year available based on performance. Support for tuition, books, software, and conference travel is available. Washington University offers excellent benefits. 

Eligibility: PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in a public health related discipline, or a doctoral degree in another discipline with interest in transitioning to public health research. 

To apply, send cover letter, curriculum vitae and professional reference list by email to: 
Graham A. Colditz, MD DrPH  ( )Niess-Gain Professor, Chief, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, Saint Louis, MO 63110. 

For more information click here

Connecting Health Innovations Job Posting

November 26th, 2014

Connecting Health Innovations LLC (CHI) is a company that commercializes products and services that assist medical professionals screen for and manage patients at risk of diseases caused by chronic inflammation.

Job Title: Data Manager/Programmer

Job Description: Connecting Health Innovations is seeking a qualified candidate to work as part of a research team to develop and refine an innovative tool for clinical use and to develop and implement a dietary intervention trial to test its validity and utility. He/she will be required to work closely with the Primary Investigators of the project and Apps develops. Candidate also will be required to assist with the analyses of the data collected and in the writing up of the manuscripts. The ideal candidate also will have an understanding of biological principles of disease prevention and causation, dietary assessment methodologies, and the role of nutrition in health.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor's Degree plus up to 2 years programming and data management experience. Candidates for this position should have experience with data management and database programming using SAS and MS access.

For more information click here.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Call for Abstracts for ASPO 2015 is November 24, 2014

While attending the 39th annual ASPO Conference in Birmingham, AL, consider staying for the:
10th Annual UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, March 17-18, 2015 "The Science of Health Disparities: From Social Causes to Personalized Medicine" visit: for more information about both meetings or visit the UAB MHRC website for further details about the Health Disparities Research Symposium: or   

For any questions, please contact:
American Society of Preventive Oncology National Office 
Heidi Sahel
Tel:  608/263-9515

Wednesday, November 5, 2014