Category: Education & Training

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Your Future, Your Decision: Tigers VAX Now HPV Vaccination Student Ambassador Program

Posted by Portia Knowlton | Jan 26, 2023

The St. Jude HPV Cancer Prevention Program and the University of Memphis created Tigers VAX Now, a student ambassador program to empower college students to advocate for HPV vaccination as cancer prevention among their peers.

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Joy Wright

Powerful Voices: Preventing HPV Cancers through Survivor Perspectives

Posted by Julia Neely | Jan 12, 2023

Participants in the St. Jude HPV Cancer Prevention Program’s HPV Cancer Survivors School are using their powerful voices to advocate for HPV vaccination during January which is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.

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Lily Guenther, MD

Investigator Insights: Taking a Leap with Lily Guenther, MD

Posted by Lily Guenther, MD | Jan 5, 2023

Sometimes a scientist’s next step isn’t a step, but more of a career-defining leap. Early-career investigator Lily Guenther, MD, shares her experience of taking that leap and starting a laboratory at St. Jude.

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’Amazing effort’ brings Global Alliance to new heights at 2022 Convening

Posted by Matt Gaschk | Nov 10, 2022

The 2022 St. Jude Global Alliance Convening brought together researchers from around the globe working to advance cures for children with catastrophic childhood diseases.

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Stacey Ogden

Lessons Learned: How to Mentor Scientists

Posted by Stacey Ogden, PhD | Nov 9, 2022

Stacey Ogden, PhD, shares mentoring advice for scientists setting up their first laboratory as a principal investigator.

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Learning environments shape views of STEM

Posted by Kate Ayers and Robyn Pennella | Oct 26, 2022

Research suggests the influence of STEM teachers on the STEM identities and attitudes of elementary school students extend to after-school STEM clubs.

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What Parents and Caregivers Should Know about HPV Vaccination

Posted by Carrie Strehlau | Aug 29, 2022

Now is a great time for kids to get vaccinated against HPV and protected against six different cancers.

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Take the prevent HPV pledge and let’s stop cancer before it starts

Posted by Heather Brandt, PhD, and Melissa Hudson, MD | Jun 29, 2022

HPV vaccination rates dipped during the COVID-19 pandemic. St. Jude is working with more than 100 organizations, health experts and others to highlight vaccination as cancer prevention.

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Protecting the mental health of Ukrainian families experiencing childhood cancer

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | May 9, 2022

Global health care providers gathered virtually for SAFER Conversations, a webinar created to share information and support to those working with Ukrainian children and families displaced by the war.

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We Envision a Bright Future for Children

Posted by Heather Brandt, PhD & Brooke Morgan | Mar 16, 2022

St. Jude is strengthening its HPV cancer prevention measures – and calling on partners to join the Path to a Bright Future campaign.

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