Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement, and Cancer Disparities;
Population Sciences in the Pacific Program (Cancer Epidemiology)
University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center
For significant contributions to advancing our understanding of the role of genetics, biomarkers, and health behaviors in ethnic/racial cancer disparities. His versatile and collaborative approaches exemplify how classic observational studies, in-depth and innovative biomarker investigations, and randomized interventions may be integrated to reduce cancer disparities.
This AACR lectureship recognizes an investigator whose novel and significant work has had or may have a far-reaching impact on the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of cancer health disparities. Dr. Le Marchand presented his award lecture titled “Translating Multiethnic Epidemiological Research into Innovative Interventions.” Friday, September 16, 2022, during the 15th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved. To learn more, please visit the press release.