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The mission of the Biobehavioral Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program is to train public health researchers, health services researchers, and health policy analysts in biobehavioral and outcomes research, communications, and practice outcomes as applied to cancer prevention and control. Funding for the program is made possible by a five-year training grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).



photo: PhD Alum Dr. Sarah Knerr Researching Ethnic Variation in Obesity Causation Beliefs

Dr. Sarah Knerr Researching Ethnic Variation in Obesity Beliefs

New research by Health Services PhD alumna Dr. Sarah Knerr​ and other UW SPH researchers suggests that Hispanic women are less likely to believe that genetics is a trigger for the chronic disease – largely due to cultural variation in health beliefs.   read more...

photo: Dr. Peggy Hannon Awarded UW Mifflin Professorship

Dr. Peggy Hannon Awarded UW Mifflin Professorship

After a nomination process across the School of Public Health, Peggy Hannon, Associate Professor in Health Services, has been selected as the holder of the James W. Mifflin University Professorship.   read more...