BIHE Monthly Seminar – Spatial Access to Primary Care and Colorectal Cancer Survival Outcomes in Cook County, IL

Date / Time

November 16, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Vincent Freeman, PhD
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Freeman is a physician-epidemiologist in the UIC School of Public Health. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Chicago, completed his internship and residency in general internal medicine at Northwestern University, and, while working full time as a clinician-educator in the VA health care system, earned a Master of Public Health in epidemiology from UIC. He received his initial research training in epidemiology and health services research in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Loyola University and the Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care at Edward Hines, Jr. VA. He recently served as the Lead Epidemiologist for the Healthcare Transformation Collaborative Initiative through the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Dr Freeman’s research interests are lifestyle, social, and health care determinants of cancer prognosis and integrative/transdisciplinary approaches to identifying the causes and remedies of cancer health inequities.


Sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, College of Medicine, and College of Applied Health Sciences.

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