- Washington State University, Pharmacology/Toxicology (Ph.D.)
- University of Arizona, Molecular Carcinogenesis (Postdoctoral Fellow)
- First award, R29 (NIH)
- Richard C. Deauveaurant Outstanding Young Investigator, Cancer Research Foundation of America
Molecular mechanisms of physical and chemical carcinogenesis; biochemical and molecular pharmacology of cancer chemopreventative drugs; human tumorigenesis (specifically melanoma) and mechanisms of cancer chemopreventive agents.
Cynthia Burk (MSRP 2001): "COX-2 Expression in Melanoma"