DYC Administrator Named Editor of Cancer Education Publication
Buffalo, New York – January 24, 2012 – Arthur M. Michalek, Ph.D., director of D'Youville College's doctoral program in Health Policy and Health Education, has been named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cancer Education. It is the publication of the American Association for Cancer Education (AACE) headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The international journal presents research designed to improve current cancer education techniques and solve current problems that exist in educating patients, and strengthening existing programs. It is a source for physicians, dentists, nurses, students, social workers and other allied healthcare professionals for various aspects of cancer education techniques.
Dr. Michalek has been a member of the AACE since the early 1980s and held a variety of executive positions including president. He also served as associate editor of the publication.
Prior to joining D'Youville in 2010, he served as senior vice president of educational affairs at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Dr. Michalek is a graduate of Canisius College and earned his master's degree in Natural Sciences and his Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University at Buffalo.
He has published articles extensively focusing on pediatric cancer, epidemiology, screening, and environmental exposures.
He was the recipient of the Academic Service Award from the University at Buffalo School of Public Health & Health Professions in 2008. In 2011, Dr. Michalek shared the Philanthropy Award for Our Lady of Victory Institutions. He served as co-chair of the Our Lady of Victory National Shrine Capital Campaign in 2012.
Contact: Dr. Michalek at 829-7587.
Ed. Note: A Lackawanna native, Dr. Michalek resides with his family in Hamburg, N.Y.