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Featured Speaker

Mya L. Roberson

Mya L. Roberson, MSPH, PhD is an assistant professor of health policy and management in the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health and a member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is a social epidemiologist and health services researcher who bridges big data with patient-centered research.

She is specifically interested in promoting equity in cancer care delivery for Black people in the US South. Her ongoing research is focused on increasing access to genetic and genomic services delivery, supporting patient-led cancer survivorship initiatives and measuring progress in cancer care equity. She is the inaugural Associate Editor for Diversity Equity and Inclusion for JAMA Dermatology as well as a trustee at Brown University.  

Mya Roberson earned a bachelor’s degree in public health from Brown University and master’s and doctoral degrees in epidemiology from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. While at UNC she was a Truman Scholar and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholar.

Mya L. Roberson
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