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Chiranjeev Dash Delivers the John F. Potter, MD Lecture

On March 6, 2020, Chiranjeev Dash, MBBS, PhD, MPH, will deliver the John F. Potter, MD Lecture. This lecture is named in honor of the first director of Georgetown Lombardi. His leadership inspired the creation of the John F. Potter, MD Award, to be awarded to an early-career researcher. Dr. Dash’s strong impact on our collective work led to him being named the 2019 recipient of this honor. Dr. Dash’s efforts to combat breast and colorectal cancers while addressing related health disparities are a daily example of Georgetown’s commitment to Cura Personalis, and an inspiration to us all.

Lucile Adams-Campbell Named a 2018 Washingtonian of the Year

January 11th, 2019

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.

CBCC honors patient navigation pioneer at gift of life breakfast

October 17th, 2017

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..

Taking on a crisis in D.C. — Oral health in underserved communities

January 23rd, 2016

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… =

Addressing oral health in D.C.

January 10th, 2016

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…

Lucile Adams-Campbell honored for life’s work in health disparities

April 19th, 2015

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…

Exercise protects against aggressive breast cancer in African-American women

January 2nd, 2015

A professor of oncology and associate director for minority health and health disparities at Georgetown Lombardi, Adams-Campbell leads the cancer center’s Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research, located in southeast Washington, D.C. She is associate dean of community health and outreach at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC)…

Georgetown opens office of minority health & health disparities research in SE Washington

January 1st, 2015

WASHINGTON – With a focus on conducting community-based research to address vast disparities in cancer outcomes in the nation’s capital, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of Georgetown University Medical Center, today announces the opening of the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in southeast Washington, D.C…

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