Dr. Levi Ross
Dr. Levi Ross is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Science at the University of Alabama. His graduate instruction is in public health and his specialized training is in cancer prevention and control with African Americans. He earned his Ph.D. in Health Education & Health Promotion (2004) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed postdoctoral training in the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University (2006). He has been an investigator on grants related to cancer disparities and community-based participatory research (CBPR). His most recent funding was from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). He was a co-chair of the 2013 International Cancer Education Conference in Seattle, WA, and served as President of the American Association for Cancer Education (2013-2014). He reviews manuscripts for numerous publications and is on the editorial board of the the Journal of Cancer Education. Dr. Ross has co-authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications, and has delivered over 30 scientific presentations at national and international meetings. He has held the designation of Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) since 2004. Dr. Ross provides training to junior investigators in NCI’s Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (GMaP) - Region 2.