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Engage

Dec 18, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Kathleen Sturgeon discusses her research into the use of exercise in cancer treatment. Dr. Sturgeon is an assistant professor of public health sciences at Penn State College of Medicine. She researches exercise physiology, especially as it relates to oncology or cancer. Dr. Sturgeon specializes in a...


Nov 24, 2020

How research is conducted is an important topic. Scientists must balance several principles when conducting research with humans. According to the National Institutes of Health, these principles include scientific validity, independent review of the research, and making sure that participants are properly informed...


Oct 22, 2020

You probably know about the importance of cancer screening, but did you know that some people might be receiving cancer screenings unnecessarily? In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Moss discusses her research into the cancer screening rates of older Americans.

The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force...


Sep 22, 2020

How do you encourage colorectal cancer screenings for people experiencing barriers to health care? In this episode, Dr. Megan Mendez Miller discusses an important project involving Penn State College of Medicine students. She is partnering with federally qualified health centers and free clinics to improve colorectal...


Sep 22, 2020

What is clinical research? Why is it important for health? In this episode, Kelsey Zapotocky, clinical research project manager, shares an overview of clinical research. 

Engage is a podcast of Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute. In each episode, you will learn about the research process and how...