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ECPN STEERING COMMITTEE

ECPN_logo6.5.2013 Meet the ECPN Steering Committee!
Steering Commitee Members
Keryn Pasch, PhD (View Biography)
Jessica Duncan Cance, MPH, PhD (View Biography)

ECPN Chair: Keryn Pasch, PhD
Keryn E. Pasch, MPH, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at the University of Texas, Austin. She received her Ph.D. in Epidemiology with a minor in Interpersonal Relationships Research from Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota and her Master’s in Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education from the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Pasch was also a National Cancer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Prevention and Control in the Michael and Susan Dell Center for the Advancement of Health Living at the Austin Regional Campus of the University of Texas School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the social, personal, and environmental influences on child and adolescent health, specifically the areas of substance use and obesity. http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/departments/khe/AcadProg/grad/hed/about/faculty/2356/

ECPN Chair-Elect: Jessica Duncan Cance, MPH, PhD
Jessica Duncan Cance, MPH, PhD is  currently an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin.  Her background represents the multi-disciplinary nature of prevention science.  Dr. Cance received a BS in Biochemistry, an MPH in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, and a Ph.D. in Health Behavior and Health Education. Her research focuses on the etiology and prevention of adolescent health risk behaviors, specifically substance use and aggression.