Les Dutton, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, "TBA"
Professor Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Class of '62 Auditorium, JMB
Title: Genetic Origins of Pulmonary Hypertension or Pulmonary Fibrosis in Families
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Kathleen Y. Wolin, Sc.D. Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
Dr. Kate Wolin is a behavioral epidemiologist whose research focuses on the role of lifestyle in cancer prevention and control. The goal of her research is to use epidemiologic methods to inform cancer risk reduction and control through physical activity promotion and weight management. Her research investigates the role of physical activity in cancer etiology and cancer treatment related sequelae. Dr. Wolin also researches the implementation of cancer prevention and control knowledge in survivorship care. She is part of the team behind Your Disease Risk (www.yourdiseaserisk.wustl.edu) and is a regular contributor to the Cancer News in Context blog. Dr. Wolin speaks in professional and community settings about the role of lifestyle in cancer prevention and survivorship and was featured on the Dr. Oz Show and PBS’ Second Opinion. She is a fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Wolin has a BA in anthropology from Tufts University and a ScD in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health where she was an NCI-funded Cancer Prevention and Epidemiology fellow. She completed her postdoctoral training as an NCI-funded fellow in cancer epidemiology at Northwestern University.