Lourdes A. Báezconde-Garbanati, PhD
AACR Distinguished Lectureship on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities

Lourdes A. Báezconde-Garbanati, PhD

Professor in Preventive Medicine
Associate Dean for Community Initiatives KSOM
Associate Director for Community Engagement,
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center;
Director, Center for Health Equity in the Americas;
Keck School of Medicine (KSOM)
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, CA

In recognition of national and international contributions to establishing research methods that have been essential to advancing the understanding of cancer health disparities and the ability to intervene effectively in a clinical and community setting.

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. Báezconde-Garbanati presented her award lecture titled “Optimizing engagement to reduce disparities among Hispanic/Latinos/Latinx and other underserved communities” Friday, October 2, 2020, during the 13th 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.

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