Saria Lofton, PhD

Title & Department

Assistant Professor

Department of Department of Health Systems Science

College of Nursing

Research Program

Cancer Prevention And Control (CPC)


I am interested in the impact of the food environment on cardiometabolic and cancer risk related to Black Americans, particularly Black women. I am also deeply committed to improving health equity using a community-based participatory research approach that builds on community assets and resources.


PhD, Rush University

Disease Focus


Research Keywords

Food Access; Food Security; Cancer Prevention; Cardiometabolic Risk; Local Food Environment; Young Adults; African American; Community-based Participatory Research

Published Research

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