Cheryl Vamos, PhD, MPH, and colleagues are recipients of a competitive pilot/feasibility grant award from the Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network (TBCCN). The award funds the proposal, “Addressing Abnormal Pap Test Results among Women in a Hispanic Migrant Farmworker Community: Formative Research to Inform the Development of Innovative Communications to Improve Health Literacy” for 2013-2014.
Dr. Vamos serves as principal investigator on the project. Her team of co-investigators and collaborators includes: Sister Sara Procter, program coordinator and physician assistant with Catholic Charities’ Mobile Medical Services; Kristen Wells, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at San Diego State University; and Ellen Daley, PhD, an associate professor with the Department of Community and Family Health at the USF College of Public Health.
The project is supported by the TBCCN Training Core, a Community Network Program Center with the National Cancer Institute’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (5U54CA153509).
Dr. Vamos is a research assistant professor and associate director for the Center for Transdisciplinary Research on Women’s Health (CTR-WH). The USF College of Public Health, Department of Community and Family Health is her academic home.