University at Albany - State University of New York

2009 Hogarty Family Foundation Lecture

Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Cancer


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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.