Peer Review Committee for Cancer Control and Prevention: Psychosocial and Behavioral Aspects of Cancer Research (CPPB)

Areas Reviewed

Behavioral and intervention research focused on reducing cancer risk and recurrence. This includes:

  • modifiable lifestyle risks such as promoting healthy nutrition and physical activity and smoking cessation
  • screening and early detection of cancer
  • addressing familial and genetic risk 
  • shared decision-making
  • vaccinations

Committee Members

Nikki Cheng, PhD, Chair
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Douglas R. Hurst, PhD, Vice-Chair
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Rolf A. Brekken, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Dallas, TX

Ronald L. Chandler, PhD
Michigan State University
Grand Rapids, MI

Salvatore J. Coniglio, PhD
Kean University
Union, NJ

Yvonne Florence, Stakeholder
Yeadon, PA

Emilia Galperin, PhD
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Tomoo Iwakuma, MD, PhD
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Michael Koval, PhD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Grace Loredo, Stakeholder
Tyler, TX

Traci R. Lyons, PhD
University of Colorado, Denver
Aurora, CO

Adam Marcus, PhD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Marina Pasca di Magliano, PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Paolo Provenzano, PhD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Zachary Schafer, PhD
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN

Yanzhuang Wang, PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI