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Cancer Prevention and Control Grand Rounds
July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Melanie Williams, PhD – Our New Texas NCI SEER Registry and the Status of Cancer in Texas
Dr Williams is the Director of the Texas Cancer Registry (TCR), Cancer Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch at the Texas Department of State Health Services. For over 20 years, she has served the TCR in various capacities including Director, Epidemiology and Quality Assurance Manager, Senior and cancer cluster epidemiologist. Dr. Williams has actively served in various leadership positions for both national and international cancer registry organizations, such as serving on the Board of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, as the population-based registry representative on the American College of Surgeons Surveillance Partners Work Group, and on the Centers for Disease Control’s National Program of Cancer Registries Advisory Committee. She was also recognized by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries with their prestigious NAACCR Leadership Award.