Carla Williams, PHD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Interim Director @ HOWARD UNIVERSITY CANCER CENTER - WASHINGTON, DC

Dr. Carla Williams is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health and Interim Director of the Howard University Cancer Center.   Her work centers around understanding and reducing cancer-related health disparities.  Her research activities emphasize engaging communities that have not been adequately represented in research.  Dr. Williams works with community health leaders to promote individual adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors as well as population-level change in the environment, health policies, and health systems.