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Research We Fund: Extramural Discovery Science

Peer Review Committee for Cancer Prevention and Health Promotion (CPHP)

Areas Reviewed

  • Developing and testing strategies to address modifiable risks (such as healthy eating, active living, exercise, alcohol intake, smoking cessation, sunscreen use, and uptake of cancer-preventing vaccines) for cancer prevention and mitigation of outcomes in cancer survivors
  • Developing and testing cancer prevention interventions that involve cultural tailoring, health literacy, social support, patient-provider communication, shared decision-making, and social marketing
  • Mindfulness-based interventions for general well-being, smoking cessation, alcohol reduction, weight loss, and other healthy behaviors
  • Dissemination and implementation science research to promote evidence-based practices, interventions, and policies across the cancer control continuum
  • Understanding and removing barriers to participation in research studies and clinical trials

Peer Review Committee Chairs

Chair, Harvey Murff, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University
Co-Chair, Christina Dieli-Conwright, PhD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School