Summer 2012

2012 CEESP Participants

The following is a list of CEESP participants and descriptions of their 4 month summer research projects.

  • Rachel Burkhart-"The Identification and Epidemiological Profile of Arab American Cancer Cases within the California, Detroit, and New Jersey SEER Registries " 
  • Mary Cooter-"Ethnic and Regional Differences of Cancer Incidence in Cyprus 1998-2007" 
  • Andy Gard-"Analysis of referral patterns from regional cervical cancer screening centers to Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania" 
  • Courtney Hanna-"Reliability of Medical Records in Identifying Inflammatory Breast Cancer and Locally Advanced Breast Cancer in a Case-Control study in North Africa " (Morocco and Tunisia)
  • Lia Koski-"HIV and HIV-related Malignancies in Tanzania"
  • Lindsay Miller-"Validating the cancer registry in Blantyre, Malawi"
  • Ezinne Ndukwe-"Evaluating the cancer education and screening practices of female African Immigrants " (Washington, D.C. area)
  • Emily Roen-"Cancer Incidence and Mortality Within Northern Michigan American Indian Populations"
  • Sam Scherber-"Diagnostic, referral, and treatment patterns of breast cancer patients in Kumasi, Ghana"
  • Kelly Hirko-"Characterizing Inflammatory Breast Cancer Occurrence among Arab-American women in the California, Detroit and New Jersey Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Registries"
  • Jennifer Schlichting-"Comparison of Early- to Later-Onset Breast Cancer in the Gharbiah, Egypt and US SEER Population-Based Cancer Registries"