Dr. Douglas Weed from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will visit the UNM Health Sciences Center on Tuesday, April 27, and Wednesday, April 28. 

Dr Weed is the director of NCI's Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program; this program trains individuals from a multiplicity of health professions and biomedical science disciplines to become leaders in the field of cancer prevention and control.  Information about this program is available at the following URL:  http://www3.cancer.gov/prevention/pob/fellowship/index.html

Dr. Weed will give two lectures during his visit:

"The End of Epidemiology"

Tuesday (4/27) at noon, Family Practice Center, Room 340

"Ethics of Cancer Prevention"

Wednesday (4/28) at noon, Cancer Research and Treatment Center, Room 240

Dr. Weed will be available to meet with individuals who are interested in NCI's Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program; please join us in CRTC Room 240 immediately following his lecture on Wednesday (approximately 1:00 p.m.).

Questions regarding Dr. Weed's visit may be addressed to Dr. Chuck Wiggins at 272-3127 or Dr. Lorraine Halinka Malcoe at 272-9471.


Contact: Angela Heisel, 272-3322