Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention with Dr. Olufunmilayo Olopade

Sunday, March 11, 2012 @ 2:00pm

Event Info

Admission

$15

Venue

Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy

25200 North St. Marys Road

Mettawa, 

IL 

60048

Presenter

Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy
847-816-7433

This event will be recorded for WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified.

Dr. Olufunmilayo Olopade will speak on integrating women's health in the global development agenda. Dr. Olopade is the Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Global Health at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Olopade's research has focused on understanding familial forms of cancer. As a physician and scientist, Dr. Olopade works to translate scientific discoveries and cancer risk assessment into optimal interventions for women at risk of breast cancer. A global leader in academic medicine, Dr. Olopade has received numerous honors and awards, including the MacArthur Foundation Genius Award for “bridging continents with her innovative research and service models.”