Students honored by NAACCR

Published on August 2, 2017

Kristin Weeks
Kristin Weeks
A portrait of Amanda Kahl of the University of Iowa College of Public Health.
Amanda Kahl

Two students from the University of Iowa received awards from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) at the organization’s annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Amanda Kahl, MPH student in epidemiology, won the first place award in the oral presentation category for her presentation of The accuracy of the HPV status site-specific factor 10 variable for head and neck cancer cases in Iowa: 2010-2014.

Kristin Weeks, student in the Medical Scientist Training Program, received a third place award for her poster presentation on Racial/ethnic differenced in thyroid cancer incidence in the United States, 2007-2013.

The presentations and posters can be viewed at