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  • Lucile Adams-Campbell Named a 2018 Washingtonian of the Year

    Lucile Adams-Campbell, Ph.D., Director of the Master's Program in Epidemiology at the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at Georgetown University, as well as Professor of Oncology and Associate Director for Minority Health and Health Disparities Research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, was named a 2018 'Washingtonian of the Year' by Washingtonian magazine.

  • Louis M. Weiner, MD, and Lucile Adams-Campbell, PhD, at the 10th Annual Gift of Life breakfast fundraiser
    CBCC honors patient navigation pioneer at gift of life breakfast

    At the 10th Annual Gift of Life breakfast, more than 200 supporters of the Capital Breast Care Center gathered at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel to celebrate the community-based program and its mission — providing patient navigation services and access to breast cancer screenings to all women, regardless of their ability to pay...

  • Lucile Adams-Campbell
    Adams-Campbell joins the NHGRI board of scientific counselors

    Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD, associate director of minority health and health disparities research and professor of oncology at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, has begun serving on the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) for the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)...

  • Lucile Adams-Campbell, PhD
    Taking on a crisis in D.C. — Oral health in underserved communities

    In January 2007, Deamonte Driver, a 12-year-old African-American boy in Maryland, came home from school complaining about a headache, caused by an infected tooth. Less than two months later, Driver died from complications related to the infection. Disparity in health care for African-Americans is an acknowledged issue in the U.S...

  • Lucile Adams-Campbell
    Addressing oral health in D.C.

    Haunted by the needless death of a local child, a Georgetown researcher is taking on oral health disparities in Washington, D.C., aided by a $1.2 million grant from the George E. Richmond Foundation of Chicago. After learning that the foundation was interested in oral health, Dr Lucile Adams-Campbell, created a plan to address the issue from the disparities perspective...

  • (l-r) Award Selection Committee Chair Rick A. Kittles, PhD, Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD, MICR Council Chairperson: Chanita Hug
    Lucile Adams-Campbell honored for life’s work in health disparities

    The world’s oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research, the AACR, awarded Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD, associate director of minority health and disparities research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, with its its 10th annual Minorities in Cancer Research (MICR) Jane Cooke Wright Lectureship...