The Southeast Partnership for Improving Research & Training in Cancer Health Disparities (SPIRIT-CHD) unites Moffitt Cancer Center and the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center to develop a cancer research education program that focuses on training minority undergraduate and medical students in biobanking and precision medicine, in order to advance translational research on the biological mechanisms of cancer health disparities.

Internal Advisory Committee: 

Robert Maupin, MD                 

Kenneth Wright, PhD

Maria Velez-Yanguas, MD

Susan Vadaparampil, PhD

Nick Harris, MBA   

Peggie Sherry


Megan Sutter, PhD

Siddartha Roy, DrPH