The Higher Education Council of Berks County is pleased to announce that Albright College alumna and trustee, Charnita Zeigler-Johnson, Ph.D., will serve as the keynote speaker for the 21st annual Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference.
Dr. Charnita Zeigler-Johnson is an epidemiologist and Assistant Professor of Population Science in the Department of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University. Her research focuses on defining cancer risk factors and better understanding racial and socioeconomic disparities locally and internationally. She leads the Environment and Genetics in African Ancestry Working Group for the African-Caribbean Cancer Consortium (AC3). Dr. Zeigler-Johnson served as a member of the PA Prostate Cancer Task Force. She is currently a member of the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Data Advisory Committee and the Pennsylvania Cancer Coalition where she serves as co-chair of the Disparities Subcommittee.
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