2009 Hogarty Family Foundation Lecture
Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Cancer
JoEllen Welsh, Ph.D.
Empire Innovations Professor
Thursday, May 21st, 2009
About the Speaker
JoEllen Welsh has a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry. Her research focuses on vitamin D, a steroid hormone present in the diet and in supplements, which can also be generated in the skin upon exposure to sunlight. Her studies indicate that optimal vitamin D intake may protect against breast cancer. For an overview of Dr. Welsh’s research please visit her web page.