ACCSIS - New Mexico is supported and implemented by the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center and Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center.
Dr. Mishra is Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. He is also co-Program Leader for the Cancer Control and Population Science Research Program at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC). A health services researcher by training, Dr. Mishra’s research interests are in implementation and efficacy trials to enhance screening for screen-detectable cancers, community engaged research, and accruing minorities to clinical trials. He currently leads NCI-supported trials to enhance colorectal cancer screening in Tribal Nations in New Mexico. He co-leads the Engagement Optimization Research Unit in the UNMCCC’s NCI-supported Participant Engagement-Cancer Genome Sequencing Research Center. He is also committed to fostering interest in cancer careers and leads an NCI-supported summer program for undergraduate students with a focus on cancer control and population science research education and training.
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Kevin English is the director of the Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC) at the Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc., which serves 27 Native American communities in the Southwest. Current AASTEC services are organized around four priority areas— epidemiology, health research, student development, and public health practice. Kevin has been working with tribal communities across the country since 1995 as a researcher, public health practitioner and a clinical pharmacist. He received his doctorate in public health from Columbia University in 2013.