Lillian Oluchi Nwigwe presented her research poster

Lillian Oluchi Nwigwe, an undergraduate senior majoring in Integrated Health Studies, presented her research poster, The Challenges of Engaging Rural African American Women in Cancer Research: Which Recruitment Strategies Work Best?,  at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s annual Impact and Research Day. Lillian joined CRWG’s Illinois Rural Cancer Assessment (IRCA) study team, led by Dr.  Yamilé Molina, in early 2018. Lillian led the component of the study which include direct outreach to rural households in Illinois in order to recruit rural cancer survivors and caregivers.

 

Photo: Lillian Oluchi Nwigwe (L) is pictured with Leslie Carnahan (R), a co-investigator of the IRCA