November 29, 2023
Jennifer Klemp, PhD, MPH, co-leader of The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention and Control research program, has been appointed to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Prevention Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women.
The Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women exists to help the CDC develop evidence-based approaches to advance understanding and awareness of breast cancer among young women through prevention research, public and health professional education and awareness activities and emerging prevention strategies. Dr. Klemp’s personal and professional experience makes her uniquely qualified to serve on the committee and prioritize initiatives for young women at high-risk or diagnosed with breast cancer.
“I am honored to have been chosen to serve on the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women,” Dr. Klemp said. “I look forward to this opportunity and will actively participate to promote equitable, evidence-based care along with supporting innovative research to enhance our current standards for young with breast cancer.”