Christine Chang, M.P.H.
Cancer Research Training Award Fellow, Office of the Associate Director

Christine Chang

Address:
National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute
Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
9609 Medical Center Drive, Rm. 4E122, MSC 9763
Bethesda, MD 20892
(For express delivery, use Rockville, MD 20850)

Interest Areas

  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Modifiable risk factors and health-related behaviors
  • Communicating health information to the lay public
  • Use of GIS in public health

Degrees

  • M.P.H. - Community Health Sciences
    State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate
  • B.A. - Biology with Concentrations in Cellular and Molecular Biology and Pre-Medicine
    Skidmore College

Biography

Christine Chang joined the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program as a cancer research training award fellow in the Office of the Associate Director. In this capacity, she works closely with the Knowledge Integration Team. Christine is responsible for extracting data from scientific publications and synthesizing data for the Cancer Genomics, Environment, and Medicine Knowledge Base (CancerGEM KB); assisting with creating, managing, and/or updating areas of the CancerGEM KB; as well as, working closely with EGRP branches to synthesize and communicate knowledge and data related to specific scientific priority areas.

Prior to coming to NCI, Christine worked as an intern with the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and as a public health research assistant at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where she wrote and edited content for the Brooklyn Cancer Report. Additionally as a volunteer, she has served disabled and elderly populations and supported emergency medical services.

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