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Lisa VanHoose, PT, PhD, MPH, CLT, CES  received her PhD in Rehabilitation Science and MPH from the University of Kansas Medical Center. She has over 20 years of experience in the evaluation and treatment of lymphatic, vascular, and idiopathic edemas. She completed the NHLBI PRIDE Summer Institute with an emphasis in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology and investigates the cross-talk between the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems. Her BS in Health Science and MS in Physical Therapy were completed at the University of Central Arkansas. Dr. VanHoose's teaching interests include pathology, physical agents, oncology rehabilitation, population health, and cultural competency. Dr. VanHoose's research focuses on the incidence, prevalence, and severity of cancer related side effects with an emphasis on the disease burden of minority cancer survivors. She also investigates strategies to diversify the healthcare workforce to reduce health disparities. She has received both NIH and industry funding to support her research agenda. Dr. VanHoose is the Principal Investigator of the Cancer Rehabilitation and Wellness Laboratory. She is also the past President (2012-2016) of the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.