Brenda Cartmel, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Obesity Research Working Group

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Prevention and Control | SPORE in Lung Cancer

Biography

Dr. Cartmel's primary research interests are in the area of cancer prevention and cancer survivorship. Dr. Cartmel is Co-Leader for the 'Personalized Intervention Program: Tobacco Treatment for Lung Cancer Screening Patients (PIP), one of four projects which are part of the Yale Lung SPORE (PI: Dr. Roy Herbst).  In addition to this study, Dr. Cartmel is involved in several diet and exercise intervention studies in cancer survivors (Melinda Irwin Ph.D. and Tara Sanft, M.D. PIs).  She is also participating in a nationwide longitudinal quality of life study in cancer survivors in which she is studying communication of health information to long-term cancer survivors. Other interests include the use of a novel noninvasive assessment method of skin carotenoids and skin cancer etiology and prevention, including work on tanning addiction.

 

Education & Training

PhD University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff (1984)

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Brenda Cartmel, PhD
Office Location
55 Church Street, Ste Suite 801
New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Chronic Disease EpidemiologyPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034