Talk: Development of a Cancer Survivorship Intervention for Enhancing Self-Care

Event Details

March 14, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall

Room: 101

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Annette Wysocki
413-545-2721

Shawana Hudson is associate professor and Research Division Chief at the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ.

Hudson is a sociologist who uses mixed methods to develop interventions that focus on how to enhance care for cancer survivors who are racial/ethnic minorities that are vulnerable underserved populations.  She will be speaking on her current NIH funded study “Extended Cancer Education for Longer-term Survivors (EXCELS) in Primary Care.”  She is testing a self-care intervention that uses a multimedia, web-based mHealth platform along with health coaching.

Hudson is associate editor for the Jounral of Cancer Survivorship and is a past member of the NCI-J study section where she reviewed "K" career development awards.  She currently serves as a member of the new Jersey Commission on  Cancer Research and is a standing member of the NIH Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health Study Section.