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Maghboeba Mosavel, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Prevention and Control

Affiliated leadership roles

Co-Director, Culture, Race and Health, VCU Institute for Inclusion, Inquiry & Innovation (iCubed)

Department affiliations

Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Policy, School of Medicine


PhD, Case Western Reserve University (2002)
MA, Cleveland State University (1992)

Research description

My research focuses on cancer prevention, early detection, and designing family-based interventions to promote screening adherence. My research interests include cancer health disparities, especially how the mother-daughter dyad can be activated to address cancer related risk behaviors.

Disease focus of research

Breast, Colorectal, Head & neck

Research keywords

Cancer disparities,Cancer education,Cancer risk behaviors,Community health,Community outreach,Obesity,Screening,Translational science

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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