Vietnamese photonovel received 2011 slate of Materials Contest Awards Winner at Public Health Education & Health Promotion section, 2011 APHA meeting
Dr. Hee-Soon Juon, Professor of Division of Population Science in the Department of Medical Oncology, has conducted cancer control research in minority population for over 20 years. Dr. Juon is a social and behavioral scientist. She has been principal investigator on several NCI-funded projects, Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, and Cigarette Restitution Fund in Maryland. She also has been actively participated as a co-investigator in several NIH funded prospective longitudinal study of African Americans. She has numerous publications in the field. Her areas of expertise include social determinants of cancer screening behaviors for breast, cervical, and liver cancer; health disparities; liver cancer prevention and control among high-risk groups of Asian Americans; tailored navigation in hepatitis B vaccinations; community-based participatory research (CBPR); and behavioral intervention to promote cancer awareness in diverse population to increase survival rates and reduce mortality. Currently, Dr. Juon is leading an NCI-funded study to develop, implement, and evaluate lay health workers intervention to reduce liver cancer disparities in Asian Americans.
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