CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND INVITED TALKS (SELECTED)
National Cancer Institute. 'Research in Understudied Populations and Cancer Disparities Webinar Series', May 2022
Cancer and Evolution Catalysis Meeting. ‘Race in the context of evolutionary biology and social determinants of health. Duke Cancer Institute, March 2022
Duke Research Week Panelist. ‘Reproductive health and addressing challenges in delivering care for underserved areas’, February 2022
Duke Cancer Institute Annual Retreat keynote speaker. ‘Catalyzing community engaged cancer research in the DCI catchment area’, February 2022
What’s Best for Breast?’ A conversation with clinicians; virtual community conference. October 2021
AACR Science of Cancer Health Disparities invited panelist. ‘Biology of aggressive cancer in women of African descent’. October 2021
Huntsman Cancer Institute and Health System Innovation and Research. ‘We don’t care what you know until you show us that you care: Characterizing access to healthcare among Black, Hispanic and White cancer survivors’, June 2021
Graduate and Professional Student Government Ladies Luncheon. Breast cancer awareness, September 2021
Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju is featured in Zenger discussing poverty as a fundamental cause of poor lung cancer outcomes. The article can be found HERE.
Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju is featured in The Print discussing about her study that links area-level income and education with lung cancer diagnosis. The article can be found HERE.
Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju's work is featured in Triangle Business Journal
Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju's work is featured in The Hill
Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju is featured in Magnify discussing Dissecting Disparities in Cancer Outcomes. The article can be found HERE.
Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju is featured in The Columbian discussing the need to address breast cancer disparities. The news article can be found HERE.
Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju's work in addressing cancer disparities is featured on the Duke Cancer Institute's newsletter. Her work can be read HERE.
The Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research highlighted Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju's work HERE. The feature highlights her previous research in social and molecular cancer epidemiology.
As an up and coming leader in the field of cancer disparities, Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju was featured in an article by the National Cancer Institute. The article, which discusses her research grants, can be found HERE.
Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju was asked to comment on San Francisco's death of data on COVID testing among the Latinx community by the Mission Local Newspaper. The article can be found HERE.
In an article by Route Fifty, Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju discusses how poverty and inadequate access to care particularly impact the American South's COVID rates. The article can be found HERE.
Dr. Tomi Akinyemiju's research into identifying the links between African ancestry and breast cancer aggressiveness is also featured in Medium. The full article can be found HERE.