Event Location: Fukushima Auditorium, first floor, WVU Health Sciences Center

Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, a nationally renowned medical oncologist and population health researcher, will deliver the 2017 Laurence and Jean DeLynn Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. The lecture is open to the public. A reception will follow in the Learning Center Commons.

The title of Dr. Schrag’s lecture is “Precision Public Health: High Value Strategies to Decrease the Burden of Cancer on the Health of Communities.”

Schrag is chief of the Division of Population Sciences and senior physician of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. She is also a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and co-leader of the Dana-Farber Harvard Program in Cancer Care Delivery Research.

For more background on Schrag, visit this webpage.

For more information on the lecture, read the full article.