Tufts Professor of Medicine, Nutrition to Deliver Virginia A. Beal Lecture

Joel Mason
Joel Mason

Joel B. Mason, M.D., professor of medicine and nutrition at Tufts University, will provide the keynote lecture “Micronutrients and Cancer Prevention: Making Sense of a U-shaped World” at the 29th annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture and Awards on Wednesday, April 12 beginning at 4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.

Mason serves as director of the Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Laboratory at the U.S.D.A. Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts, a research program that focuses on how nutrition and diet can be exploited for the purposes of cancer prevention.

In addition to the lecture, the program will include a graduate student research open poster session and presentation of the Virginia A. Beal, Peter Pellet and Helen Mitchell awards.

Mason will speak a 5:45 p.m.

The program, which is free and open to all, is hosted by the department of nutrition. Attendees will be offered 1.5 CPE hours.