Opportunities for Dissemination and Implementation Research to Influence Policy in Cancer Prevention and Control Equity
About The Speaker
Karen Emmons, PhD is a Professor of Social and Behavioral Science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is behavioral scientist with a strong track record of funded research in community-based approaches to cancer prevention in a variety of settings that serve under-resourced communities, including low income housing and community health centers. Her work targets a range of cancer risk factors and her research teams have included interdisciplinary perspectives on cancer risk reduction and health disparities, with a focus on multiple cancer risk behaviors. She currently serves as the Faculty Director of the Community Engagement Program for Harvard’s Clinical Translational Science Award.