UA Skin Cancer Prevention Friends (SPF) Luncheon with Rutgers’ Dr. Carolyn Heckman

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Brought to you by the Skin Cancer Institute at the University of Arizona Cancer Center:

Join us for lunch!

April 26, 2019 | 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Arizona Inn
200 E. Elm St., Tucson

The University of Arizona Skin Cancer Institute’s annual Skin Cancer Prevention Friends (SPF) luncheon is fast approaching! Join us on Friday, April 26, and celebrate all of our wonderful achievements in skin cancer research, education and outreach.

Arrive early for a research poster session from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Carolyn Heckman, PhD, associate professor, population science, from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, will be presenting on:

Updated Topic: “Policy Approaches to Reducing Indoor Tanning”

$40 for SPF members | $50 for non-members
Menu items: Chicken Salad | Mediterranean Salad (vegetarian option)
RSVP  with your menu selection to Lisa Quale: or (520) 626-1074 by April 19.

About the Speaker
Dr. Heckman earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Iowa and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Health Psychology and Addictions at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is currently an associate professor in the Division of Medical Oncology, Section of Population Science, at the Robert Woods Johnson Medical School at Rutgers University and a member of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey since 2018. Previously, she was an associate professor in the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. She has earned a National Cancer Institute K07 career development grant and an R01 grant, both of which explore interventions to improve skin cancer risk behaviors. The R01 is a project developing and testing a tailored interactive internet intervention to reduce cancer risk behaviors in young adults. Dr. Heckman also has completed an NCI R21 and R03 and been funded by the American Cancer Society.

Event flyer (please, view, post and share with colleagues):

Arizona Inn
200 E. Elm St.
Tucson, AZ 85719

Contact Info
Lisa Quale
(520) 626-1074
Event Contact Department: 
University of Arizona Skin Cancer Institute