Plans, develops and executes the Cancer Disparities Research Partnerships (CDRP) Program;
Coordinates activities of the CDRP Program with related programs within the NCI and NIH;
Serves as a focal point for extramural radiation oncology programs as it relates to cancer disparities research, infrastructure development and the strengthening of training and education in this research area;
Organizes workshops and conferences with appropriate collaborators on topics of interest to the extramural field, the NCI and the NIH;
Confers with radiation oncology experts to explore new approaches and initiatives that will enhance the field’s participation in the national cancer effort;
Provides information and guidance on: the integration and application of telemedicine/teleconferencing systems and the development of radiation oncology research collaborative arrangements and partnerships;
Explores ways to promote and facilitate scientific interactions amongst radiation oncologists and their colleagues through working groups/studies. Informal meetings of professionals committed in their support of an international cancer effort.
Rosemary Wong, PhD