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Jessica LaRose, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Prevention and Control

Department affiliations

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


PhD, University of Central Florida (2006)
MS, University of Central Florida (2003)

Awards and honors

Blick Scholar, 2015, Virginia Commonwealth University
Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2015, Virginia Commonwealth University

Research description

I focus on lifestyle interventions to reduce obesity, inflammation, and cardiometabolic risk among emerging adults.

Disease focus of research


Research keywords

Obesity, behavioral interventions, emerging adults

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

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Contact information


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