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Mark Dignan, PhD, MPH, is a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Director of the Prevention Research Center at the University of Kentucky. He received his PhD in Public Health Education from the University of Tennessee and an MPH in Biostatistics from the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research has been focused on community-based cancer prevention and control for most of his career and has included projects that developed and evaluated mass media programs, lay health advisor and patient navigator interventions for patients and the public.
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At The Ohio State University, Electra Paskett, PhD, is the Marion N. Rowley Professor of Cancer Research in the Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, a Professor in the Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, and Associate Director for Population Sciences and Community Outreach in the Comprehensive Cancer Center. Her research focuses on cancer prevention, early detection and survivorship. She has numerous awards and is a member of the NCI’s National Cancer Advisory Board.