Division of Population Science
Disparities & Diverse Populations
As of January 2011, the Division’s funded research included the following:
Increasing Colon Cancer Screening in Primary Care among African Americans
Goals: Determine impact of a culturally-tailored navigation intervention on colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, CRC screening preference, and perceptions about CRC screening among African American patients in an urban primary care practice.
American Cancer Society-funded study
Principal Investigator: Ronald Myers
Matched and haploidentical stem cell transplantation for adults with sickle cell anemia
Goal: Identify factors that influence decision making about eligibility testing and transplantation in a clinical trial. Develop new methods to facilitate informed decision making about stem cell transplantation.
Principal Investigators: Ronald Myers and Amy Leader