ChicagoCHEC Role: Principal Investigator
Organization: University of Illinois at Chicago
Marian Fitzgibbon is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and the School of Public Health at UIC. Marian’s research focuses primarily on health risk reduction in minority and underserved populations. She has an outstanding record of leadership, mentorship and scientific endeavors, with funding from the National Institute on Aging, National Cancer Institute, the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Marian is also Deputy Director of the Institute for Health Research and Policy (IHRP); Director, Section of Health Promotion Research, Department of Medicine; Associate Director, UIC Cancer Center’s Population Health, Behavior and Outcomes Program; and Director, Health Promotion Research Program, IHRP. She is Principal Investigator of the Cancer Education and Career Development Program that has supported cancer research training at UIC for 20 years.