Bettina F. Drake, PhD, MPH

Professor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine

Dr. Drake’s research has focused on identifying preventive strategies to reduce cancer disparities.

The objectives of her research program are:
1) to identify the modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for cancer as well as the at-risk groups for these factors;
2) to utilize community-based approaches to design, implement and disseminate research information;
3) to promote education and awareness of research and research participation in minority communities.