Dr. Robin Vanderpool is Chief of the Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). As Branch Chief, Dr. Vanderpool leads the development of health communication research initiatives in areas such as cancer communication surveillance, patient-centered communication, telehealth, social media and health misinformation, and community engagement.
Prior to joining NCI, Dr. Vanderpool was a professor in the College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky (UK) and Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement at the UK Markey Cancer Center, where she led several research initiatives funded by the CDC and NCI. Dr. Vanderpool earned her MPH from Western Kentucky University and her B.S. from Centre College.Sessions: