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CEBP Frederick P. Li Impact Award


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2023 Recipient

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Whitney E. Zahnd, PhD
Assistant Professor, The University of Iowa Department of Health Management and Policy

Rural–Urban Differences in Cancer Incidence and Trends in the United States
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention November 2018

In recognition of CEBP’s Editor-in-Chief who served from 1997–2002, the CEBP Frederick P. Li Impact Award is awarded to the first author of an article published in the Journal that has had a major impact on the fields represented by the Journal’s content areas, with the awardee's coauthors named as corecipients of the Award.

Award Criteria:

A committee of three scientists named by the CEBP Editor-in-Chief selects the Award winner each year based on the committee’s evaluation of the following criteria: originality; scientific, clinical, and/or public health impact; and overall significance as measured by citations and other publication metrics over a five-year period prior to Award consideration. Papers that have raised awareness of an important cancer-related issue, launched a new direction of research, or inspired novel translational activities are of significant interest.

The Award:

The Award recipient will be invited to the Journals Reception and Scientific Achievement Awards Recognition Dinner that take place during the AACR Annual Meeting. A cash prize of $1,500 and a certificate will be given to the awardee.


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