Karen Patricia Williams

Professor, College of Nursing

Dr. William’s research interest is in cancer prevention and control which focuses on cancer disparities. She developed the Kin Keeper Cancer Prevention Intervention to address, in part, the continuous cancer burden carried by disenfranchised women of color and women with limited resources. Targeting breast and cervical cancers, the Kin Keeper intervention has been implemented and tested with Black, Latina, and Arab women. She is also interested in how families and various culturally-specific networks can be engage in cancer prevention and control.

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