Leslie Carnahan, PhD, MPH

Title & Department

Research Assistant Professor

School of Public Health

Research Program

Cancer Prevention And Control (CPC)

Phone: (312) 355-1137

Email: lcarna2@uic.edu

Dr. Carnahan’s work focuses on understanding multilevel structural and social determinants of health and their impact on cancer disparities and community-based approaches to cancer prevention and early detection. They have extensive evaluation expertise, and are engaged in evaluations for a number of CDC-funded statewide cancer prevention and health promotion programs for the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Disease Focus

Breast; Gynecologic; Head And Neck; Lung; Prostate Cancer; Colorectal; Cervical

Research Keywords

Cancer Screening; Community Engagment; Community Navigation; Health Disparities

Additional Language(s)

Spanish (limited working proficiency with experience in clinical settings discussing cancer and screenings)
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