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College of Medicine, Houston
Project Description: The goal of this research was to improve the use of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in primary care settings. The investigator focused specifically on how to improve physician recommendations and communications in colorectal cancer screening, and how to reduce patient barriers and facilitate patient decision-making for CRC screening.
Career Goals: Dr. Hawley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. She received her M.P.H. from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Health Policy/Health Services Research from the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Public Health in Chapel Hill, NC. Her health services research career focuses on cancer prevention and control.
Progress to Date: Dr. Hawley has successfully completed for K grant. Highlights from her research findings can be found in the publications listed below.
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