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The Best of the AACR Journals Collection: Author Profiles

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Lauren McCullough

Title & Affiliation:
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Most-cited Article:
Neighborhood-Level Redlining and Lending Bias Are Associated with Breast Cancer Mortality in a Large and Diverse Metropolitan Area

Q: What is your primary area of study/research?
A: Disparities in breast cancer outcomes at the intersections of molecular, behavioral, and social epidemiology.

Q: What influenced your decision to embark on a research career?
A: Watching too many racial and ethnic minorities navigate the cancer setting and feeling their experiences, values, and barriers were not acknowledged or understood.

Q; What excites you most about your research area?
A: Novel thinking and “outside the box” discovery informed by community engagement and survivor advocate experiences.

Q: What do you do for fun outside of work? What are your passions and hobbies?
A: Exercising, cooking, and (now only occasional) dancing as well as real estate investing.


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