Symposium Speaker: Monica Webb Hooper, PhD

Dr. Monica Webb Hooper is Director of the Office of Cancer Disparities Research at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and Professor of Oncology, Family Medicine, and Psychological Sciences at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Webb Hooper is a clinical health psychologist whose research interests are in the health behavior change of cancer risk behaviors, with an emphasis on the intersection between cancer prevention and control, and minority health and disparity elimination.

 

Recent Publications

  1. Webb Hooper, M, Marshall, V, Pérez-Stable, EJ. COVID-19 Health Disparities and Adverse Social Determinants of Health. Behav Med ; 48 (2): 133-140. PubMed PMID:35318895 .
  2. Owusu, C, Margevicius, S, Nock, NL, Austin, K, Bennet, E, Cerne, S, Hergenroeder, P, Moore, HCF, Petkac, J, Schluchter, M et al.. A randomized controlled trial of the effect of supervised exercise on functional outcomes in older African American and non-Hispanic White breast cancer survivors: Are there racial differences in the effects of exercise on functional outcomes? Cancer 2022; 128 (12): 2320-2338. PubMed PMID:35289926 .
  3. Huang, LF, Hong, A, Cioffi, G, Alahmadi, A, Tang, TY, Ocuin, LM, Patil, N, Bajor, DL, Saltzman, JN, Mohamed, A et al.. Associations of Racial and Ethnic Category, Age, Comorbidities, and Socioeconomic Factors on Concordance to NCCN Guidelines for Patients With High-Risk Biliary Tract Cancers After Surgery. Front Oncol 2022; 12 : 771688. PubMed PMID:35273909 PubMed Central PMC8901570.
  4. Rodgers-Melnick, SN, Zanotti, K, Lee, RT, Webb Hooper, M. Demographic and Clinical Predictors of Engaging in Tobacco Cessation Counseling at a Comprehensive Cancer Center. JCO Oncol Pract 2022; 18 (5): e721-e730. PubMed PMID:34995104 .
  5. Webb Hooper, M, Mitchell, C, Marshall, VJ, Cheatham, C, Austin, K, Sanders, K, Grafton, LL. Responding to healthcare distrust among underserved communities: Phase II. Psychooncology 2022; 31 (1): 3-8. PubMed PMID:34985177 .
  6. Smith, DH, Raslan, S, Reis, IM, Al-Awady, A, Buitron, I, Perez, M, Liu, H, Halgowich, J, Gordon, C, Webb Hooper, M et al.. Decreased Levels of Soluble CD44 in a High-Risk Population following a Smoking Cessation Program. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021; 18 (24): . PubMed PMID:34948786 PubMed Central PMC8700947.
  7. Webb Hooper, M, Miller, DB, Saldivar, E, Mitchell, C, Johnson, L, Burns, M, Huang, MC. Randomized controlled trial testing a video-text tobacco cessation intervention among economically disadvantaged African American adults. Psychol Addict Behav 2021; 35 (7): 769-777. PubMed PMID:34647777 PubMed Central PMC8938879.
  8. Asfar, T, Koru-Sengul, T, Antoni, MA, Dorsey, A, Ruano Herreria, EC, Lee, DJ, Webb Hooper, M. Recruiting racially and ethnically diverse smokers seeking treatment: Lessons learned from a smoking cessation randomized clinical trial. Addict Behav 2022; 124 : 107112. PubMed PMID:34530210 PubMed Central PMC8511330.
  9. D'Angelo, H, Webb Hooper, M, Burris, JL, Rolland, B, Adsit, R, Pauk, D, Rosenblum, M, Fiore, MC, Baker, TB. Achieving Equity in the Reach of Smoking Cessation Services Within the NCI Cancer Moonshot-Funded Cancer Center Cessation Initiative. Health Equity 2021; 5 (1): 424-430. PubMed PMID:34235367 PubMed Central PMC8237098.
  10. Hunter, CM, Chou, WS, Webb Hooper, M. Behavioral and social science in support of SARS-CoV-2 vaccination: National Institutes of Health initiatives. Transl Behav Med 2021; 11 (7): 1354-1358. PubMed PMID:34080616 PubMed Central PMC8195039.
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@caseccc and our community partners look forward to Wind Down Wednesday on 6/22 at Friendly Inn for Black Family Cancer Awareness Week. Check out the video from our honorary chair @DaniWKYC to learn more. youtu.be/Bs7x2Y5yZwI

We are proud to introduce the 2022 cohort of CanSUR Scholars. This diverse group of students from universities across the country as well as Puerto Rico began their training in Cleveland this week! #CancerResearch #futurecancerresearchers

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@PierceLoriJ thank you for your very enlightening presentation on Equity in Cancer Care: Finding a Way Forward. It greatly resonated with our attendees. We are also deeply grateful for the time you provided to engage with our high school students. They had an amazing experience.

Our panelists Leo Almeida, @ACSCAN_OH, Heidi Gullett, @CCBH_Net, Neighborhood Family Practice & @CWRUSOM, Susan Fuehrer, @metrohealthCLE Institute of H.O.P.E and Frances Mills, @CleDPH have closed out the day with a thoughtful dialog on policy and health equity. Thank you!!

Thank you Jacquelyn Curtis, PhD @CWRUSOM, Delores Collins, Community Health Worker, A Vision of Change, Samilia Obeng-Gyasi, MD, the James at @OhioStateMed & Shontia Gamble, financial navigator at @ClevelandClinic Taussig Cancer Center for an amazing session on poverty & cancer.

Just finished a great discussion with Richard Stacklin from @CCBH_Net on #SDoH, root causes and redlining. Thanks for helping kick-off Day 2 of our Cancer Disparities Symposium. #CaDispVirtual22

Thanks Dr. Benjamin Li, Director of the Cancer Center @metrohealthCLE for addressing Stress and Cancer at our cancer disparities symposium this morning. Really appreciated learning about the excellent programs being offered to address #SODH and connect patients to resources.

Day 2 of our 6th annual Cancer Disparities Symposium is underway. We are looking forward to more stimulating presentations and dialog. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Lori J. Pierce - @PierceLoriJ - who will address Equity in Cancer Cancer: Finding a Way Forward. #CaDispVirtual22

test Twitter Media - Day 2 of our 6th annual Cancer Disparities Symposium is underway. We are looking forward to more stimulating presentations and dialog. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Lori J. Pierce - @PierceLoriJ - who will address Equity in Cancer Cancer: Finding a Way Forward. #CaDispVirtual22 https://t.co/oq0zHxdtIp

We agree. Thank you @DrSpratticus for such a thought provoking presentation. twitter.com/cwcheath/statu…

Excited that our @caseccc virtual 6th annual Cancer Disparities Symposium is kicking off at 12noon today. #CaDispVirtual22 Retweeted by Case Comp Cancer Ctr

Last chance to submit your application for the 2022 Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research Program, #CanSUR! Applications close Jan 14. Priority decisions for exceptional applications will be made on a rolling basis. #CancerResearch

Join us at noon TODAY, Nov 12, on Zoom to hear Karl Kelsey, MD, MOH, present, "Immunoepidemiology: Peripheral Blood Immune Profiles Generated Using DNA Methylation in Cancer Epidemiology." @karlkelsey1 @BrownUCancer #CancerEpidemiology #CancerResearch

Join us at noon tomorrow, Nov 12, on Zoom to hear Karl Kelsey, MD, MOH, present, "Immunoepidemiology: Peripheral Blood Immune Profiles Generated Using DNA Methylation in Cancer Epidemiology." @karlkelsey1 @BrownUCancer #CancerEpidemiology #CancerResearch

Time for #AI to disrupt the clinical characterization and risk stratification of #cancer for global impact, per @DrSpratticus at #AIO2021.. but many things remain to be done to make it happen! Retweeted by Case Comp Cancer Ctr

Special thanks to @BIOENGatIL for your support of our Artificial Intelligence in Oncology 2021 conference. You helped to make our event a success! #AIO2021 #imagingscience #machinelearning #AI #oncology

Special thanks to @Dynam_AI for supporting our Artificial Intelligence in Oncology 2021 conference. Our event is a success thanks to your help! #AIO2021

Special thanks to CorePlus Servicios Clínicos y Patológicos for your support of our Artificial Intelligence in Oncology 2021 conference. You helped to make our event a success! #AIO2021 #imagingscience #machinelearning #AI #oncology

Special thanks to @aiforia_tech for your support of our Artificial Intelligence in Oncology 2021 conference. You helped to make our event a success! #AIO2021 #AIO2021 #imagingscience #machinelearning #AI #oncology

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