Demark-Wahnefried appointed to ASCO committee

Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D., R.D., a professor in the UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences and UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control, was recently appointed to the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Survivorship Committee for 2010-2013.

Demark-Wahnefried is a nationally renowned expert in nutrition science, recognized for her research involving nutrition-related concerns of cancer patients and determining effective lifestyle interventions that improve the overall health of cancer survivors and their families. ASCO is the world's leading professional organization representing physicians who care for people with cancer. With more than 28,000 members, ASCO is committed to improving cancer care through scientific meetings, educational programs and peer-reviewed journals.