The Division of Public Health Sciences faculty members strive to share their research with the public. Faculty members speak with news organizations and contribute content to help educate the public about cancer and chronic disease prevention.
Low-Fat Diet Tied to Improved Breast Cancer Odds – Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, Reuters
Prostate Cancer Outcomes in VA Hospitals – Bettina Drake, PhD, MPH, U.S. Department of Defense
Your Risk of Cancer Likely Increases with Each Additional Drink of Alcohol – Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, Popular Science
Residents Say Coldwater Creek Report Lacks Answers to Cancer Questions – Adetunji T. Toriola, MD, PhD, MPH, St. Louis Public Radio
We’re Bad at Evaluating Risk. How Doctors Can Help. – Mary Politi, PhD, New York Times
Are Low-Calorie Wines Actually Good for You? – Yikyung Park, ScD,, Health.com
When it Comes to Breast Cancer Deaths, Place and Race Matter – Justin Moore, PhD, St. Louis Public Radio
Public Lacks Awareness of Link Between Physical Activity and Cancer – Erika Waters, PhD, MPH, Healio
Cancer Risk with Diabetes is Higher for Women than Men – Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, Physician’s Weekly
Building Up Health Care in North County – St. Louis American
Improving health insurance literacy aids Missourians’ ACA enrollment – Mary Politi, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine
Marshall native named Associate Director of Cancer Health Equity – Bettina Drake, PhD, MPH, The Marshall News Messenger
Obesity Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Younger Women – Yin Cao, ScD, MPH, New York Times
Colorectal cancer is killing more 20-30-year olds. We now have one clue about why. – Yin Cao, ScD, MPH, VOX
Recent news announcements from the Division of Public Health Sciences including faculty research and accomplishments, as well as community education information.