Center for Research on Families names Reeves a Family Research Scholar

March 20, 2014

UMass Amherst's Center for Research on Families (CRF) recently named Katherine Reeves, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, a Family Research Scholar. The CRF will provide Reeves with assistance in preparing a grant application titled “Cancer Incidence Following Weight Loss Surgery” to the National Cancer Institute to evaluate if bariatric surgery can reduce cancer risk using data obtained through the Cancer Research Network (CRN). Reeves’ intended benefit of this research is to promote the health of American families, many of which are touched by obesity, cancer or both. Read more here.