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Hutchinson Center Researcher Receives National Faculty Role Model Award From Minority Access Inc.

SEATTLE — Sept. 12, 2005 — Christopher I. Li, M.D., Ph.D., an epidemiologist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, on Sept. 13 will receive a Minority Access National Faculty Researcher Role Model Award during the sixth annual National Role Models Conference at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.

Li, an assistant member of the Hutchinson Center's Public Health Sciences Division, studies factors related to the causes and outcomes of breast cancer. His research interests also include examining disparities in cancer diagnosis, treatment and survival according to race and ethnicity.

Li received his bachelor's degree with honors in the biological sciences from Stanford University; his medical degree from the University of California School of Medicine and his master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine.

The National Role Models Conference, held in cooperation with the National Center of Minority Health and Health Disparities and supported by the Office of Minority Health, focuses the national spotlight on minority individuals who have excelled in research, particularly in the biomedical sciences and health-related fields.

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