Cancer Prevention Fellow
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, Maryland – United States
Dr. Alix Sleight is a Cancer Prevention Fellow at the National Cancer Institute. Her research focuses on optimizing models of supportive oncology care. She is particularly interested in cancer rehabilitation, functional outcomes, health-related quality of life, and adherence to health behavior recommendations during survivorship. Dr. Sleight worked clinically as an Occupational Therapist for several years prior to joining NCI, with a specialty in health behavior counseling for cancer survivors. Her previous research has involved qualitative and quantitative investigations of supportive care needs and quality of life in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations of cancer survivors. Dr. Sleight earned a PhD in Occupational Science and a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Southern California (USC). She also holds a Master's and a Clinical Doctorate (OTD) in Occupational Therapy from USC.
Friday, November 8
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM