Each CPCTP trainee selects up to 3 mentors. One of these mentors must have an R01 track record (denoted by the asterisk)

       

Department 

Mentors

Research Interest

Position

School of Nursing

     


Nursing

Bakitas, Marie, DNSc, NP*

Palliative care

Professor

School of Medicine

     


Anatomic Pathology

Grizzle, William, MD, PhD*

Biomarkers of cancer risk and progression

Professor


Anatomic Pathology

Manne, Upender, PhD*

Health disparities in colorectal cancer

Professor


Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Kedishvilli, Natalia PhD*

Retinol/sterol metabolism in chemoprevention

Professor


Dermatology

Athar, Mohammed, PhD*

Chemoprevention of UVB-induced skin cancer

Professor


Dermatology

Elmets, Craig, MD*

Chemoprevention of skin cancers

Professor of Dermatology


Dermatology

Slominski, Andrej, PhD*

Vitamin D and cancer prevention

Professor


Dermatology

Yusuf, Nabiha, PhD, MPH

Interferon prevention of photocarcinogenesis

Associate Professor


Hematology/Oncolog

Rocque, Gabrielle, MD, MPH

Cancer outcomes

Assistant Professor


Molecular/Cellular Pathology

Brown, Elizabeth, PhD *

Epidemiology of lymphoma and multiple myeloma

Professor


Neurology

Triebel, Kristen PhD

Decision making in brain cancer patients

Assistant Professor


Pediatrics

Bhatia, Smita MD, MPH*

Cancer survivorship and late effects

Professor


Pediatrics

Landier, Wendy, PhD*

Health outcomes in cancer survivorship

Associate Professor


Pharmacology and Toxicology

Barnes, Stephen, PhD

Proteomics, functional foods and cancer prevention

Professor


Preventive Medicine

Baskin, Monica, PhD*

Lifestyle interventions in underserved populations

Professor


Preventive Medicine

Carson, Tiffany, PhD

Weight control interventions for African Americans

Assistant Professor


Preventive Medicine   

Dutton, Gareth, PhD*

Weight loss interventions in high risk populations

Associate Professor


Preventive Medicine

Fouad, Mona, MD, MPH*

Cancer disparities

Professor


Preventive Medicine

Pisu, Maria, PhD

Health economics, financial toxicity in cancer pts.

Associate Professor


Preventive Medicine

Scarinci, Isabel, PhD*

Prevention in high risk populations and global health

Professor

School of Health Profession

     


Clinical Genetics

Messiaen, Ludwine, PhD*

Genotype-phenotype associations in schwannomas

Professor


Nutrition Sciences

Demark-Wahnefried, Wendy*PhD

Dietary interventions in cancer populations

Professor


Nutrition Sciences

Norian, Lyse PhD*

Immuno-modulating lifestyle interventions

Associate Professor


Nutrition Sciences

Gower, Barbara, PhD*

Dietary interventions in breast, brain and ovarian CA

Professor


Nutrition Sciences

Rogers, Laura, MD, MPH*

Physical activity interventions in cancer survivors

Professor

School of Public Health

     


Epidemiology

Ojesina, Akinyemi, MD, PhD

Genomics and infection-related cancers

Assistant Professor


Epidemiology

Shrestha, Sadeep, PhD

HPV and cancer prevention

Associate Professor


Epidemiology

Waterbor, John, MD, DrPH

Cancer Epidemiology – cancer clusters

Associate Professor


Health Behavior

Fontaine, Kevin, PhD*

Lifestyle interventions in high risk populations

Professor


Health Behavior

Pekmezi, Dorothy, PhD

Exercise interventions in underserved populations

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

     


Biology

Tollefsbol, Trygve, PhD, DO*

Epigenetic modulation of cancer risk via botanicals

Professor


Psychology

Cropsey, Karen, PhD*

Smoking cessation interventions

Associate Professor

       

*R01 track record