Changing the Cancer Equation in Georgia
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Georgia with more than 36,500 cases diagnosed annually, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
To shed light on this topic, Leslie M. Alexandre, director of Research Development and Collaborations at the Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center, will discuss Changing the Cancer Equation in Georgia, on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in N126 Allgood Hall.
Her presentation is in conjunction with the Health Policy and Ethics graduate course taught by Cathy Slade, assistant professor in the James M. Hull College of Business.
Alexandre has more than 20 years’ experience in health care and the life sciences. She has held positions on Capitol Hill for the National Institutes of Health, as the assistant director for industrial relations at the National Cancer Institute, and at North Carolina State University in the Poole College of Management.
She received her bachelor’s degree in community health administration from the University of California, Davis, her master’s degree in health policy and planning and her doctorate in public health from the University of California, Los Angeles.
For more information, call the Hull College of Business at 706-737-1560.