Assistant Professor Specializing in Health Disparities and Oncology at the George Washington University
Sherrie Flynt Wallington, PhD, is a tenure track assistant professor specializing in health disparities and oncology at the George Washington University, School of Nursing and the Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington, D.C. Dr. Wallington teaches and conducts research on health communication, social determinants of health, and community-engagement strategies that focus on cancer prevention and cancer health disparities. She has a particular interest in prostate, breast, and HPV-associated cancers. The American Cancer Society, the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the National Cancer Institute support her research. She has authored several peer-reviewed publications and serves as a scientific grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other national foundations. Dr. Wallington is also a program evaluator and consultant on NIH-funded, governmental, and foundation grant awards. In addition, she enjoys serving her community and conducts educational workshops, and forums to provide cancer information to patients, families, heath providers, schools, businesses, churches, and community and advocacy groups.