Book with AMWA Board Member, Dr. Shobha Krishnan, as Contributing Author Wins Award

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  • April 23, 2019
Cancer Screening in the Developing World

Cancer Screening in the Developing World

The book Cancer Screening in the Developing World: Case Studies and Strategies from the Field (Dartmouth College Press) won a medal.

The book is mostly devoted to cervical cancer screening in the developing world. Shobha S. Krishnan, MD, FAAFP, Board of Directors, AMWA and Founder and President of the Global Initiative Against HPV and Cervical Cancer (GIAHC) has contributed a chapter outlining GIAHC’s global experience with cervical cancer prevention.


About the Award

Cancer Screening in the Developing World: Case Studies and Strategies from the Field (Dartmouth College Press) wins a medal in the Health/Medicine/Nutrition category. Each year since 1996, the Independent Publisher Book Awards competition identifies a reading list of progressive, thought-provoking books, the kind that can touch lives, advance careers, and stretch our imaginations. With the tag line, “Recognizing Excellence in Independent Publishing,” the IPPY Awards showcase the best books from throughout North America and the English-speaking world. Launched as the first unaffiliated awards program open exclusively to independent, university, and self-published titles, the awards are presented each spring at a gala ceremony during the BookExpo America convention in New York. Winners receive gold, silver and bronze medals and foil seals for their book covers.

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