Demark-Wahnefried, Wendy

Wendy Demark Wahenfried 2011Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D., professor and chair of Nutrition Sciences in the UAB School of Health Professions, associate director for Cancer Prevention and Control at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

• Leads several NIH trials aimed at improving diet and exercise of cancer survivors

• Basic and clinical studies ranging from foods that contribute to cancer to ways to prevent cancer among high-risk groups

• Member of several national committees, including:

• Institute of Medicine’s National Cancer Policy Forum, the American Cancer Society’s Guidelines Panel for Nutrition and Physical Activity among Cancer Survivors

• The American Society of Clinical Oncology Committee on Cancer Survivorship

• The World Cancer Research Fund

• The American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines Panel for Physical Activity in Cancer Survivors

 

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