Topics for 2006 Spring Session

Date Lecture Topic Lecturer Notes and Examples
Jan 23 Welcome / Overview of Cancer Control
Cancer Control and Population Sciences 2005 Overview and Highlights
The Nation’s Investment in Cancer Research
Hermine Maes Cancer Control PPT, PDF
Jan 23 Cancer Epidemiology
Jemal et al. 2005 Cancer Statistics, 2005
Associated Press Article Jan 19, 2005
Resa Jones Cancer Epidemiology PPT, PDF
Jan 30 Behavioral Approach to Cancer Prevention
Theory at a Glance
Steven Danish / Kathleen Ingram Health Behavior Theories, HBT PPT, PDF
Social Support and USIs
Jan 30 Risk Communication and Genetic Counseling John Quillin Risk Communication PPT, PDF
Feb 05 Examples of Behavioral Cancer Prevention Steven Danish Life Skills PPT, PDF
Feb 06 Obesity Intervention with Adolescents and Parents Suzanne Mazzeo Obesity Intervention PPT, PDF
Feb 13 Diet/Exercise and Cancer
JAMA 2006 Editorial
JAMA 2006 Prentice et al.
Diane Baer Wilson Diet/Exercise & Cancer PPT, PDF
Feb 13 Virginia Tobacco Evaluation Project Diane Baer Wilson / Carolyn Heckman VTEP PPT, PDF
Feb 20 Tobacco Research in Virginia Earl Dowdy Tobacco Research PPT, PDF
Feb 20 Cost and Cancer Care
JNCI 2005 Article
Bruce Hillner Cost and Cancer Care PPT, PDF
Feb 27 Biostatistics in Cancer Control Research, Nutrition / Dietary Change Donna McClish
Mar 06 Methods in Genetic Epidemiology Lindon Eaves Genetic Epidemiology PPT, PDF
Mar 06 Methods in Biostatistics Ramesh Ramakrishnan
Mar 20 Genetics of Cancer Risk Factors Hermine Maes Cancer Risk Factors PPT, PDF
Mar 20 Health Services and Surveillance Research Lynne Penberthy Health Services PPT, PDF
Mar 27 Health Economics and Cancer Care
Bradley et al. 2005 JNCI
Talcott Editorial
Bradley et al. 2005 JHE
Cathy Bradley Health Economics PPT, PDF
Mar 27 Health Disparities in Cancer Care Alton Hart
Apr 03 Palliative Care, Pain & Cancer Pain
Wall Street Journal Article
Tom Smith Palliative Care PPT, PDF
Apr 04 Symptom Management in Cancer Pat Coyne Symptom Management PPT, PDF
Apr 04 Genetic Epidemiology of Smoking Behavior Kenneth Kendler Genetics of Smoking PPT, PDF
Apr 18 Harm Reduction in Tobacco Users
Eissenberg et al. 2006
Breland et al. 2002
Hatsukami et al. 2005
Tom Eissenberg Harm Reduction PPT
Apr 18 Ethics of Clinical Research
Macrina’s 2005 Scientific Integrity book
Laurie Lyckholm Ethics PPT, PDF
Apr 24 Clinical Trials John Roberts
May 01 Presentations of Projects