Cancer: A Brief Overview
Lead Author(s): Virginia Githiri
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Brief overview of cancer and related factors including, but not limited to, cancer descriptions, cancer epidemiology, culture and cancer, and ethics and cancer.
Dr. Virginia Githiri has a B.S. degree in Public Health Administration, an MPH degree in Health Education, an MBA in Management and a Ph.D. in Public Health with minors in business and kinesiology. Outside of the college classroom, Dr. Githiri has public health experience in the private sector, hospital, state (Indiana) and Federal government. She has also worked with local and national health-based organizations, to move community and public health initiatives forward. Presently, Dr. Githiri is a faculty member at the Indiana University, School of Public Health, Bloomington, in the Department of Applied Health Science. She has the wonderful opportunity to teach more than 400 students each year and enjoys engaging them in the learning process. In addition to her experience in academia, Dr. Githiri is a motivational speaker, an entrepreneur, an Integrative Wellness and Life Coach and a certified Diabetes Health Educator.