Arnethea Sutton PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University
Arnethea Sutton, PhD, is an assistant professor in the department of kinesiology and health sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University and is a member of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Cancer Center. She received her doctorate from the VCU in 2017, and she completed a T32 postdoctoral fellowship in cancer prevention and control from VCU in 2022.
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.