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Chasing Rainbows: Building a Career in Sexual and Gender Minority Health Equity Science - Dr. Kamen

Fellows' Cancer Health Disparities Interest Group

February 18, 2020 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

NCI Shady Grove 2E032/034 Rockville, Maryland

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Charles S. Kamen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Rochester


Charles S. Kamen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Rochester. He has a strong background and training in behavioral medicine, health disparities, and interventions for diverse couples and dyads. He leads the Health Disparities research effort in the University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Base.

Dr. Kamen's research has focused on factors that lead to health disparities among sexual and gender minority populations, specifically disparities in cancer-related health outcomes and psychological distress.