Research Program

The goal of the ACCN Research Program is to develop and test innovative, community-based participatory research (CBPR) projects within the 5 ACCN regions, utilizing the strengths of the 5 ACCN academic partners and ACCN community partners. As part of the ACCN Research Program, ACCN investigators and community partners are conducting a full research project and a pilot research project in Appalachian communities.

Research Program Director:
Electra Paskett, PhD
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
1590 North High Street, Suite 525
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 293-3917 (Telephone)
(614) 293-5611 (Fax)

Research Program Co-Director:
Samuel Lesko, MD, MPH
Northeast Regional Cancer Institute
334 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510-4501
(570) 941-7984 (Telephone)
(570) 941-7979 (Fax)