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Colorado School of Public Health
 

Cancer Prevention & Control Track


 

The Colorado School of Public Health Preventive Medicine Residency program in conjunction with the American Cancer Society offers one residency position per year focusing on cancer prevention and control. The two-year program involves completion of the Masters in Public Health (MPH) degree, broad training in preventive medicine, and intensive practicum experiences involving the development of clinical, research and teaching skills relevant to a career in cancer prevention. Residents in this track have focused on a range of topics, including tobacco prevention and control, cancer screening and prevention, and cancer survivorship and quality of life.

Available practicum experiences in this track include:
  • University of Colorado Cancer Center (UCCC)
        • Research projects in the epidemiology and control of cancer
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
        • Cancer surveillance
        • Cancer screening and prevention programs
        • Tobacco control programs
  • Kaiser Permanente of Colorado
      • Research and prevention projects on improving cancer screening and prevention
  • Denver Community Health Services
      • Research and prevention projects on improving cancer screening and prevention in minority and low-income populations
  • Denver Veterans Administration Medical Center
      • Tobacco control; skin cancer screening and prevention
  • American Cancer Society (Washington D.C. or Atlanta, GA)
      • Cancer prevention policy and law
  • Electives
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