Organizing Committee

Co-Chair: Victoria Seewaldt, Professor and Chair of Population Sciences
Associate Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center, City of Hope, USA

Co-Chair: Martine Bellanger, Professor of Health Economics
Head of the MPH Programs and Deputy Director of the Center for Public Health Policy Analsysis (CAPPS), EHESP- French School of Public Health

Co-Chair: Sophie A. Lelièvre, Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
Associate Director, Collaborative Science, NCI-designated Purdue Center for Cancer Research, Purdue University, USA

Co-Chair: Connie Weaver, Distinguished Professor of Foods and Nutrition
Deputy Director, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute-CTSI, Purdue University, USA

Rebecca W. Doerge, Distinguished Professor of Statistics
Director, Statistical Bioinformatics, Purdue University, USA

Ellen Gruenbaum, Professor of Anthropology
Department Head, Anthopology, Purdue University, USA

Meghan McDonough, Assistant Professor, Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, USA

Dorothy Teegarden, Professor of Foods and Nutrition
Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Branch, Oncological Sciences Center, Purdue University, USA

Strategic planning:

Sandra Liu (Professor, Department of Consumer Sciences, Purdue University, USA); Perry Kirkham (Project Coordinator, Office of the Vice President for Research, Purdue University, USA); Li Yuan (Luanne) Bermel (Managing Director, Women's Global Health Institute & Oncological Sciences Center, Purdue University, USA)


Gina Ceniceros (Manager, Population Sciences, City of Hope, USA); Michelle Liratni (Administrative Assistant, Center for Cancer Research, Purdue University, USA): Blanca Gutierrez, (Continuing Medical Education Consultant, City of Hope, USA); Crystal J. Saavedra, (Director, Continuing Medical Education, City of Hope, USA); Pam Walker-Stokes, (Conference Coordinator, Purdue Conferences, Purdue University, USA)

Scientific Committee:

Connie Weaver, (Distinguished Professor of Foods and Nutrition, Purdue University, USA); Ellen Gruenbaum (Professor of Anthropology, Purdue University, USA); Sandra Liu (Professor of Consumer Science and Director of the Center for Global Urban Sustainability, Purdue University, USA), Farah Naja (Professor of Nutrition, American University of Beirut, Lebanon), Graciela Sabini (MD, National Cancer Control Program, Ministry of Health, Uruguay), Rabih Talhouk (Professor of Biology, American University of Beirut, Lebanon), Beatrice Wiafe (Breast Surgeon and CEO, Peace and Love Hospitals and Breast Care International, Ghana); Rihab Nasr (Associate Professor of Anatomy, American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Victoria Seewaldt (Professor and Chair of Population Sciences, City of Hope, USA)Joan M. Lappe (Professor of Nursing and Medicine, Creighton University, USA); Philippe Kadhel (University Teaching Hospital, Pointe-A-Pitre at Guadeloupe, France); Nahla Hwalla (Dean of Agricultural & Food Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon)


Sarah Anderson (Designer/Writer), Phillip Fiorini (Senior Communications/Marketing Specialist), Tim Newton (Director External Relations and Communication), Angela Roberts (Graphic Designer/Writer), Kim Crist (Web page manager)

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