DOD Grant Awarded To Drs. Zeigler-Johnson and Amy Leader

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Apr

PhD and Amy Leader, PhD

Charnita Zeigler-Johnson, PhD and Amy Leader, PhD

Charnita Zeigler-Johnson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Onoclogy and Amy Leader, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology have been awarded a DOD Synergistic Award to support a project called, “A neighborhood-based intervention to reduce prostate cancer disparities.” This grant is a 3-year award. Dr. Ziegler Johnson will be serving as s the PI, and Dr. Leader is a Co-PI, along with Dr. Karen Glanz, a Co-PI at U Penn. This project will address an important issue in the catchment area and links to another NCI cancer center. Dr. Zeigler-Johnson and Leader are both members of the Division of Population Science in the Department of Medical Oncology.