Jean Andrews Speaker 2017edward giovannucciDr. Edward Giovannucci

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Edward Giovannucci, MD, ScD from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Giovannucci is a leader in the field investigating how nutritional, environmental and lifestyle factors relate to various cancers, especially those of the prostate and colorectum.  Additionally, he studies how nutrients may interact with genetic susceptibilities in determining an individual's risk for developing cancer.

How much of cancer is preventable through nutrition and physical activity?

March 23, 2017 6-7 pm

Hogg Memorial Auditorium



Past Speakers

Past Speakers

In 2016, our speaker was Dr. Bruce Spiegelman, the Stanley J. Korsmeyer Professor at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

The featured speaker for 2015 was Dr. David Heber, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Public Health and Founding Chief of the Division of Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.

In 2014, our speaker was Dr. Randy Jirtle, Professor of epigenetics at the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Bedfordshire, Bedford, UK and a senior scientist at McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

In 2013, our speaker was Dr. Walter Willett, Fredrick John Stare Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health.

In 2012, the speaker was Dr. John Milner, Chief of the Nutritional Science Research Group in the Division of Cancer Prevention of the National Cancer Institute. 



History of lectureship

The Jean Andrews Centennial Faculty Fellowship in Human Nutrition was established by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System on June 17, 1983, for the benefit of the College of Natural Sciences. Gift funds were provided by Jean Andrews, Ph.D. of Austin, Texas, a 1944 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin College of Natural Sciences. 

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