In this USC Global Health Lecture, Rosie Henson, American Cancer Society Vice President for Prevention and Early Detection, addressed the movement to include cancer in discussions of one of the most pervasive challenges facing us today: improving Americans’ health and well-being.
This lecture will introduce a new framework for individuals and organizations, promoting different thoughts and concepts about health wile encouraging community action.
American Cancer Society was this year’s partner for the USC Global Health Case Competition.
Senior Vice President for Prevention and Early Detection
American Cancer Society
Rosemarie Henson serves as the Senior Vice President for Prevention and Early Detection at the American Cancer Society. Ms. Henson has over 20 years of public health, policy, and executive management and leadership experience, spanning the public health continuum. She has a strong track record in creating strategic partnerships to tackle some of the nation’s most pressing public health challenges.
Ms. Henson holds a Master’s in Public Health and a Master’s of Science in Social Work from Columbia University. She has been the recipient of several prestigious awards, including: the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Service in 2007, the Surgeon General’s Certificate of Appreciation for Exemplary Efforts for the landmark Surgeon General’s Report on the Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke in 2006, and the Jeffrey P. Koplan Award for outstanding leadership in global tobacco surveillance.