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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Building a Diverse Workforce

DCEG has a long-standing commitment to the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse group of investigators and trainees. These efforts are led by Jackie Lavigne, Ph.D., M.P.H., Chief of the Office of Education, who oversees training and career development for fellows and various levels of scientific staff. Dr. Lavigne received the NCI Leading Diversity Award in 2015 for her work with trainee populations underrepresented in the sciences.

Learn more about our efforts to build a diverse workforce.

Resources for Fellows

High School Students

DCEG supports NIH summer enrichment program for high school students: