UTRGV-SOM South Texas Center of Excellence in Cancer Research Seminar

Lara S. Savas, Ph.D. is a behavioral epidemiologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences at the UTHealth School of Public Health in Houston. She specializes in community- and clinic-based intervention, implementation, and evaluation research, with a strong focus on cancer prevention, including HPV vaccination behavioral intervention and implementation studies. She has served as co-PI of the UTHealth School of Public Health, Houston Prevention Research Center's core research project, focusing on developing and evaluating a clinic-based implementation support strategy to promote the implementation of a behavioral intervention to increase cancer screening and HPV vaccination among low-income groups.

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Friday, July 21, 2023 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Biology, College of Sciences , School of Medicine, School of Nursing, Social Work, VP for Research, Innovation, and Economic Development

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