Careers in Cancer Prevention Research - Reflections from a Large Outcomes Evaluation Study

Speaker

Portrait of Jessica Faupel-Badger, PhD, MPHJessica Faupel-Badger, PhD
Director, Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD




Jessica Faupel-Badger, PhD, is director of the NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program and manages Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA) grants in the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity. Before coming to NIGMS, Faupel-Badger served as a senior biomedical scientist and deputy director of the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Prior to that, she was a health science policy analyst at National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Dr. Faupel-Badger earned her BS in biology from Gettysburg College, a PhD in tumor biology from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and an MPH in epidemiology and biostatistics from George Washington University. She conducted postdoctoral research at NCI, where she currently serves as an adjunct investigator in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics.

The Cancer Prevention and Control Colloquia Series features current research findings from guest researchers from a variety of research disciplines. Topics cover current challenges and methods used by investigators to address gaps, advance the field of cancer prevention and control, and promote the application of successful strategies.