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Arnethea Sutton, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University


Dr. Sutton's research focuses on cancer survivorship and cancer disparities, with a broad focus. She is the principal investigator of a National Cancer Institute K99/R00 grant that seeks to understand how psychosocial stress and coping contribute to the onset of hypertension amongst breast cancer survivors, with a particular emphasis on understanding and addressing racial disparities.

Furthermore, Dr. Sutton also leads Facts and Faith Fridays, a partnership between VCU Massey Cancer Center and the African American faith-based community that provides accurate information and resources to improve the health of our communities.