CONGRATULATIONS RITA on NAACCR 2017 Confrence

CONGRATULATIONS RITA! Undergraduate CRL research as-sistant and biology honors stu-dent Rita Okolo has been invited to give a presentation of her honors thesis research on Charac-terization of Cancers in the Cobb Collection: Historic Washing-ton DC African American Population at NAACCR 2017 Annual Conference in Albiquerque, NM in early June 2017. Ms. Okolo’s research is beginning to receive well-deserved national attention and a copy of her report has been passed on to offi-cials at the National Cancer Institute. NAACCR stands for the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries. The abstract of Rita’s thesis will appear in The Backbone(issue 3) Spring 2017. ****

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