Dr. Jennifer Brooks is the Executive Director of CanPath and an Assistant Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Dr. Brooks’ research interests include breast cancer epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, imaging biomarkers of breast cancer risk and response to treatment; and survivorship.
Dr. Brooks will be attending the conference alongside two of her students, Shana Kim and Rebecca Christensen.
Shana Kim is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto and a Research Coordinator at Women’s College Hospital. She will present her research on the association between pre-diagnostic routine lipid measurements and mortality among breast cancer survivors in the lightning session on Survivorship on Sunday, November 12th at 1:30pm.
Dr. Rebecca Christensen is a CIHR Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Toronto. She will be presenting alongside Shana Kim in the lightning session on Survivorship on Sunday, November 12th at 1:30pm. Her research focuses on adherence to breast cancer screening guidelines and risk of breast cancer-specific death.