Rebecca Cowens-Alvarado, MPH

Director, Cancer Control Mission Strategy

In addition to her mission strategy duties for the American Cancer Socsiety, Cowens-Alvarado is the principal investigator for the National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the George Washington University Cancer Institute funded through a 5-year cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

She has worked for the American Cancer Society for nearly 15 years. During that time, she has been responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating evidence-based programs spanning the cancer continuum, from prevention through survivorship.

Ms. Cowens-Alvarado received her MPH in Epidemiology & Biostatistics from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.