Georgetown Lombardi Visiting Professor and Grand Rounds Lecture Series Featuring Carolyn Y. Fang, PhD
“Achieving Cancer Health Equity in Asian Americans: Dispelling the Myth of the ‘Model Minority’ ”
Carolyn Y. Fang, PhD
Professor and Co-leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program
Associate Director for Population Science
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Location: Join this presenter virtually via Zoom
Sponsor: Kenneth Tercyak, PhD
Carolyn Fang, PhD, is Associate Director of Population Science and Professor in the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center, and an Adjunct Professor at Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine. Dr. Fang’s research has focused on how psychosocial, biobehavioral, and healthcare access factors influence cancer risk and outcomes, particularly in diverse and medically underserved populations. As a behavioral scientist, Dr. Fang has led a number of community-based initiatives targeting cancer screening and risk reduction behaviors among Asian Americans. In recognition of her efforts to address health disparities among underserved populations, Dr. Fang received the Health Equity Leadership & Social Justice Award from Temple University Health System and the Cancer Control Award from the PA American Cancer Society.
Dr. Fang obtained her undergraduate degree from Colgate University and a PhD in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She completed a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control at Fox Chase Cancer Center, prior to joining the faculty. Dr. Fang is a member of the NCI Cancer Prevention Steering Committee, the NRG Oncology Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Committee, and a member of the Pennsylvania Cancer Coalition. She is an elected Fellow in the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research (ABMR).
Lecture Series Presented by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center