Polly A. Newcomb, PhD, MPH
AACR Daniel D. Von Hoff Award for Outstanding Contributions To Education and Training in Cancer Research

Polly A. Newcomb, PhD, MPH

Professor Emeritus, Cancer Prevention Program
Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology
School of Public Health
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

For tireless support of cancer education and training, highlighted by her many years of mentorship and encouragement of countless graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early-stage investigators, including underrepresented
minority researcher populations in the cancer research field.

The AACR Daniel D. Von Hoff Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education and Training in Cancer Research is intended to honor an individual in any subfield or sector of cancer research and cancer-related sciences who has contributed significantly to the education and training of cancer researchers and other professionals at all career levels, especially of early-career and early-stage investigators.

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