Who Are We?



We are a national network of prostate cancer researchers who have joined forces to study prostate cancer in African American men.






University of Southern California

Investigators:

Christopher Haiman, ScD

Ann Hamilton, PhD

John Carpten, PhD


Project Staff:

Jennifer Zelaya

Denise Modjeski

Cynthia Quince

Virginia Parker

Paige Rosenthal

Karla Soriano

Mariela Ramirez

Paola Garcia

Yesenia Carranza


Community Liaison:

Freddie Muse, Jr.

 

University of California, San Francisco

Investigators:

Scarlett Gomez, PhD, MPH

Iona Cheng, PhD, MPH

Franklin Huang, MD, PhD


Project Staff:

Laura Allen

Zinnia Loya

Nickole Criner

Maria Klemm


Community Liaison:

Godfrey Wilson, MPA

Steven Thompson

 

Baylor College of Medicine

Investigators:

Aaron Thrift, PhD


Project Staff:

Jourdan Brown

Anastasia Bass

Madison Dixon


 

Wayne State University School of Medicine/ Karmanos Cancer Institute

Investigators:

Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer, MPH, PhD


Project Staff:

Mary Beth Kolbicz

Julie Ruterbusch

Terry Smith

Tara Baird


Community Liaison:

Frank Fields

 

Cancer Registry of Greater California

Investigators:

Rosemary Cress, DrPH, MPH

Anshu Shrestha, PhD, MPH


Project Staff:

Eric Stewart, MPH

Mayra Sandoval

Albany Magallanes


 

Johns Hopkins University

Investigators:

Tamara Lotan, MD

Karen Sfanos, PhD

 

National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics

Investigators:

Stephen Chanock, MD

Sonja Berndt, PhD

Michael Cook, PhD

Meredith Yeager, PhD

 

Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey

Investigators:

Antoinette Stroup, PhD

Lisa Paddock, PhD


Project Staff:

Cindy York

 

New Jersey Department of Health

Investigators:

Karen Pawlish, ScD, MPH


Project Staff:

Kevin Masterson, CTR

Sara Ghauri, MPH

Anupama Shah

 

Emory University

Investigators:

Kevin Ward PhD, MPH


Project Staff:

Mackenzie Crawford

Kiyana Perrino

Richard Claxton

 

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

Investigators:

Xiao-Cheng Wu, MD, MPH

Jessie Gills, MD (Co-Investigator)


Project Staff:

Lisa Moses


Community Liaison / Co-Investigator

Dr. Denise Johnson

 

New York State Department of Health

Investigators:

Maria Schymura, PhD

Maggie Gates Kuliszewski, ScD


Project Staff:

Heather Sickler, MPH

Stephanie Saint Germain

Sally Robitaille

Precious Henderson

 

Moffitt Cancer Center

Investigators:

Peter Kanetsky, PhD

Jong Park, PhD


Project Staff:

Genesis Blanco

Stephanie Forgas, MS

Corey Williams