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.