Pursuing a diverse research agenda that incorporates interests in chronic disease epidemiology
Health promotion and disease prevention, and health disparities
Interested in examining the independent and combined effects of diet, lifestyle, socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and medical factors on cancer risk.
Professional Association Memberships
American Association for Cancer Research
Society for Nutrition Education
American Public Health Association
Reviewer for the following professional journals
Nutrition and Cancer
Other Types of Reviews
Prentice Hall - Book Review
Work With Schools and Other Agencies
Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, New Haven, CT – collaborating with researchers at Yale to examine the racial/ethnic differences in cancer risk using data from a prospective cohort study.
Rutgers University, Department of Nutritional Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ - collaborating with faculty to write a research proposal that will examine the effectiveness of a nutrition education intervention to increase and improve cancer-related nutrition knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors amongst low-income women in New Jersey enrolled in the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program (FSNEP).