Lucy Finkelstein-Fox, PhD, and CRCs Autumn Rasmussen and Cayley Bliss, present at the Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer Meeting!

On 11/17, HPRIR faculty member Lucy Finkelstein-Fox and CRCs Autumn Rasmussen and Cayley Bliss presented at the Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer Meeting, held at Yale University. Their poster presented findings from the MGH Mind Body Resiliency Groups for cancer survivors, indicating that more targeted interentions for Read more…

Joanna Streck, PhD, to present at the ECOG-ACRIN Fall ’22 Meeting’s Young Investigator Symposium

HPRIR faculty member Joanna Streck, PhD, will be presenting at the ECOG-ACRIN Fall ’22 Meeting in Washington, DC on 10/26 @ 10am. During the Young Investiagtor’s Symposium, she will present her research on prevalence of tobacco product use (e.g., cigarettes, alternative non-cigarette tobacco products), and factors associated with use, among Read more…

HPRIR Director, Elyse Park, PhD, Speaks for the 2022 Gold Together Champions for Childhood Cancer Kickoff

The National Gold Together Champions Campaign brings awareness and funding to childhood cancer in the month of September, childhood cancer awareness month! This Zoom kickoff covers why families facing childhood cancer need our support and how we can make an impact. HPRIR Director, Elyse Park, PhD, shares her ACS funded Read more…

Daniel Hall, PhD, and Zach Wallace, MD, interviewed by the EIC of The Journal of Rheumatology

Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Rheumatology, Dr. Earl Silverman, speaks with Daniel L. Hall and Zachary S. Wallace about their article “The Association of Illness-related Uncertainty With Mental Health in Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases.” You can watch the interview here – https://www.jrheum.org/content/viewingrheum For the full article: The Association of Illness-related Uncertainty With Mental Read more…

Efren Flores, MD, selected to the CMSS-NAM-WHO Advisory Board for Identifying Credible Sources of Health Information in Social Media

Congratulations to HPRIR faculty member, Efren Flores, MD, on his selection to the Council of Medical Specialty Services (CMSS)-National Academy of Medicine (NAM)-World Health Organization (WHO) Advisory Board. This distinguished and diverse group of experts will guide the development of a globally relevant, expanded set of principles applicable to potential Read more…

Dr. Giselle Lougee-Perez, PhD selected to participate in the Secondary Mentorship Program for Diverse Research Faculty

Congratulations to Giselle Lougee-Perez, Ph.D., who was selected to participate in the MGH Disparities Solutions Center Secondary Mentorship Program for Diverse Research Faculty. This one-year Pilot Program begins late June 2022 and will continue through June 2023. The Program pairs 4 junior faculty members, at MGH, from historically under-represented groups, Read more…

Dr. Angela Walter Presents on Neighborhood Disadvantage and Tobacco Use Among Cancer Patients at ASCO

Dr. Angela Walter presented on neighborhood disadvantage and tobacco use among adults with cancer in the U.S. at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology [ASCO] Annual Meeting in Chicago. The results Dr. Walter presented span 10 ECOG-ACRIN trials which found that socioeconomic factors influence access and utilization of tobacco Read more…