Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology
Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
Associate Director, Diversity Affairs, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson University,
For unparalleled efforts to support the advancement of minority investigators in cancer research and for her pioneering research dedicated to working with underserved populations in an effort to elucidate the fundamental drivers of cancer in such communities, specifically breast and prostate cancer in African American populations.
The AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Lectureship was first presented in 2006. The lectureship is intended to recognize an outstanding scientist who has made meritorious contributions to the field of cancer research and who has, through leadership or by example, furthered the advancement of minority investigators in cancer research. To learn more, please visit the press release.