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First Arthur Schatzkin Distinguished Lecture in Nutritional Epidemiology

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Arthur Schatzkinestablished this annual lecture to honor the memory of Arthur Schatzkin, M.D., Dr.P.H., a visionary scientist, mentor, and leader in the field of nutrition and cancer. Dr. Schatzkin joined the NCI in 1984, and served as the chief of the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch from 1995 to 2011. He was committed to understanding the role of nutrition in cancer etiology and prevention, and was instrumental in addressing major methodological issues of research in nutritional epidemiology. Dr. Schatzkin passed away in January 2011.

This year’s lecture is:

Nutrition, Environment, Development, and Cancer: Casting a Wider Net


John Potter, M.D., Ph.D.
Member and Senior AdvisorJohn Potter, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Public Health Sciences
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
and Professor of Epidemiology
University of Washington


Monday, April 16, 2012    3:00 - 4:00 pm


Clinical Center (Bldg 10), Lipsett Amphitheater
NIH Main Campus
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892


Rashmi Sinha
Yikyung Park