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Sheppard, Vanessa B., Ph.D.

  • Program Cancer Prevention and Control
  • Department
    Professor and Eminent Scholar, Department of Health Behavior and Policy, School of Medicine
  • Phone 804-628-3443
 
Leadership Roles
Associate Director for Community Outreach, Engagement & Health Disparities, VCU Massey Cancer Center
Department affiliations
Professor and Eminent Scholar, Department of Health Behavior and Policy, School of Medicine
Education
MA, Norfolk State University, 1990
Disease focus of research

Breast, Colorectal

Research keywords

Cancer education,Cancer risk behaviors,Cancer therapy toxicities,Cardiotoxicity,Community health,Community outreach,Health outcomes,Obesity,Prevention/population health,Screening,Survivorship

Research description
Research is focused on cancer disparities with an emphasis on breast cancer, cancer care delivery, behavioral trials and longitudinal cohorts. Most research is conducted within persons diagnosed with cancer and/or at increased risk due to lifestyle behaviors or potential genetic alterations.
Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)
Contact information

Email: vanessa.sheppard@vcuhealth.org