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Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati earns AACR Distinguished Lectureship

October 29, 2020

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH, Associate Dean for Community Initiatives, was the recipient of the 2020 American Association for Cancer Research Distinguished Lectureship on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities.

Báezconde-Garbanati presented her award lecture during the opening session of the virtual AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved on Oct. 2. Her lecture was titled “Optimizing engagement to reduce disparities among Hispanic/Latinos/Latinx and other underserved communities.”

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.

Read the AACR release for more information.