Dr. Laura Cartwright has accepted a new position working with the Veteran’s Administration.

July 20, 2017

Dr. Laura Cartwright received her Ph.D. in Social and Behavioral Sciences in 2016. She worked as a post-doctoral fellow for Dr. Robin Matsuyama in 2016-2017. Dr. Cartwright has recently accepted a position at the Veteran’s Administration as the Senior Program Manager responsible for overseeing a multisite project designed to increase Veteran access to lung screening through the VA. This project, the Veteran Affairs Partners to Increase Access to Lung Screening (VAPALS), is designed to increase the likelihood of early lung cancer detection, thereby reducing the mortality rate of lung cancer. Dr. Cartwright oversees 10 research sites across the nation and is developing, implementing, and monitoring an evaluation plan for the program.