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Nutrition Sciences professor elected President of National OrganizationWendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D., professor in the UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences and associate director for cancer prevention and control at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been elected president of th eAmerican Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO) during its Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting in Memphis, Tenn. The ASPO is a multi-disciplinary society committed to serving as an advocate for cancer and control research.
Demark-Wahnefried has been a member of ASPO for 20 years and served as the president-elect this past year. For the past two decades, her research interests include diet/hormonal and genetic interactions and their association with neoplasia, specifically breast and prostate cancer, dietary intervention to prevent chronic disease factors affecting compliance and recidivism, as well as lifestyle modification among cancer survivors.