Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention with Dr. Olufunmilayo Olopade

The Stevenson Center will host a program on Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention:

Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy
Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention with Dr. Olufunmilayo Olopade

Dr. Olufunmilayo Olopade will speak on Integrating Women's Health In the Global Development Agenda. Dr. Olopade is the Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Global Health at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Olopade's research has focused on understanding familial forms of cancer. As a physician and scientist, Dr. Olopade works to translate scientific discoveries and cancer risk assessment into optimal interventions for women at risk of breast cancer. A global leader in academic medicine, Dr. Olopade has received numerous honors and awards, including the MacArthur Foundation Genius Award for "bridging continents with her innovative research and service models."

  • Sunday
    March 11, 2012
    2 PM
  • The Stevenson Center on Democracy
    25200 N St Mary's Rd
    Mettawa (Libertyville), IL 60048
  • $15
  • Coffee and conversation following

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

President Obama has named Dr. Olopade to the National Cancer Advisory Board, also. We are so fortunate to get such a dynamic person to Lake County for an afternoon!