Category Archive: Collaboration Mentoring & Training

2016 BIRCWH K12 Scholars


Avonne Connor, PhD, MPH Epidemiology Mentors: Kala Visvanathan, Mei-Cheng Wang, and Liz Selvin Research Focus:   My research interests include the roles of modifiable risk factors with breast cancer among ethnically diverse study populations, such as the associations between obesity and breast cancer outcomes and associations between specific obesity, insulin, and inflammation related genetic variants and breast cancer risk and prognosis. My career goals are to conduct population-based studies to identify and modify lifestyle factors and biomarkers pertaining to the etiology and survival of female cancers among minority women. To continue to progress in research, it is necessary for me … Continue reading