Save the Date!
ASPO’s 46th Annual Meeting
March 13-15, 2022
Tucson Marriott University Park
Tucson, Arizona

The Cancer Control Associate Directors/Program Leaders (AD/PL) Workshop will be held Saturday, March 12 & Sunday, March 13. Click here for the AD/PL schedule.

The ASPO Annual Meeting brings together the cancer prevention and control community to promote the exchange and dissemination of information and ideas; to identify and stimulate research areas; and to foster the implementation of programs in cancer prevention and control. To help inspire and propel cancer prevention research and intervention toward achieving health equity, we are delighted to announce that the theme of the 46thASPO meeting will be Towards Achieving Health Equity.

2022 Symposium Topics

  • Cancer Interception: From Concept to Clinic
    Co-Chairs: Andrew Chan, MD, MPH, Harvard University & Caroline Thompson, PhD, MPH, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Innovations in Patient Navigation: What’s it going to take to achieve cancer equity?
    Co Chairs: Tracy Battaglia, MD, Boston University & Felina Cordova-Marks, DrPH, MPH, University of Arizona
  • Convergence Epidemiology: Bridging Omics with Social Determinants and Structural Factors
    Co-Chairs: Melissa Davis, PhD, Weill Cornell & Steven Patierno, PhD, Duke University
  • Re-situating Cancer Control within Public Health and Communities
    Co-Chairs: Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH, University of Miami & Elena Martinez, PhD, University of California San Diego

Housing Information

Aloft Tucson University – 
Click here to reserve a room at Aloft at a rate of $199/night. Aloft is approximately one mile from the Marriott. If you prefer a shorter walk, a free street car is available.

SOLD OUT – The Graduate – Rooms are available next door at The Graduate for $199/night. Click here to reserve at The Graduate. Please wait a few seconds until the calendar loads on the page rather than immediately clicking book now.

SOLD OUT – Tucson Marriott University Park – Rooms are $175 single/double plus taxes and fees (currently 12.05% tax + $4.00 surcharge per room), and are available until February 21, 2022 or until the block sells out – whichever comes first. Click here to make your reservation now.

Abstract Submission
Abstract notifications were sent on Thursday, January 20. Please let us know if you did not receive yours.

Childcare & Nursing Mothers
Childcare is available through the website/app. Guest rooms at the Marriott are equipped with refrigerators. If you are not staying at the Marriott and need access to a lactation room/refrigerator, please email us.

COVID Safety Protocols
ASPO is committed to providing a safe and healthy scientific meeting. Please review the safety guidelines prior to arrival.

Meeting Cancellation Policy
Cancellation requests will be accepted in writing until February 27, 2022. Read the full policy.

2022 Program Committee



Scarlett Lin Gomez, PhD, MPH


Steven Patierno, PhD
Duke University

Tracy Battaglia, MD, Boston University
Andrew Chan, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital
Felina Cordova-Marks, DrPh, MPH, University of Arizona
Melissa Davis, PhD, Weill Cornell
Gilbert Gee, PhD, UCLA
Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH, University of Miami
Chris Li, MD, PhD, MPH, Fred Hutch
Elena Martinez, PhD, UCSD
Caroline Thompson, PhD, MPH, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill