Carlton Allen is a dedicated healthcare professional with a passion for advancing cancer prevention and research. With a background in population health and health services research, Carlton has spent more than a decade making significant contributions to the field. As the Program Manager for Prevention at the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), Carlton plays a pivotal role in coordinating, supporting, and evaluating program activities within the Prevention Program. His commitment and problem-solving abilities have supported the success of CPRIT's endeavors.
Throughout his career, Carlton has leveraged his extensive knowledge in population health and health education to create impactful change. He has attained a master’s degree in health sciences and a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) certification, along with a Community Health Worker (CHW) certification. This foundation has enabled him to develop comprehensive programs and interventions that resonate with diverse populations. He encourages collaboration among professionals with varied backgrounds to drive meaningful advancements in prevention and research and continues to be an influential advocate for cancer prevention.Sessions: