In This Installment of Access the Experts
UNO School of Health and Kinesiology professor Richard Stacy, Ph.D., answers the question: “Cancer rates over the last 20 years have fallen. What is the contributor to the decrease?”
An expert in areas that include health education and public health, Stacy has developed and taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses at UNO, the University of Virginia, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. His primary professional interests include health education program planning and evaluation and application of health behavior principles and theories. He has served in leadership positions in numerous coalitions in Omaha including the Lead Safe Omaha Coalition, the Omaha Asthma Alliance, Operation Stroke, the Omaha Immunization Task Force, Omaha Healthy Start, and the Metropolitan Omaha Tobacco Action Coalition. He has also chaired and served on the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society of Nebraska.
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