- Our researchers seek to understand how diseases emerge in populations: Which factors leave individuals at the greatest risk for illness as well as policy changes implemented and how this may promote the health of our community in the future.
- Researchers in the section employ a diverse portfolio of techniques from a variety of medical and scientific disciplines, including: genetics, nutrition, oncology, quantitative biology, and health psychology.
- The community is our patient, and our studies address both personal and public health, informing physicians at the point of care and policymakers.
- The Section’s annual grant funding was $13.1 million; The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) funded $4.8 million.
- CPRIT Training Grant Systems Epidemiology for Cancer Training Program (SECT Program).
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The section offers a Post–Graduate Systems Epidemiology of Cancer Training (SECT) program.
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