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Peggy Hannon, PhD, MPH


Associate Professor
Health Promotion Center, a CDC Prevention Research Center
Department of Health Sciences
University of Washington


Peggy Hannon, PhD, MPH is an associate professor at the University of Washington School of Public Health and associate director of the Health Promotion Research Center, a CDC Prevention Research Center. She completed her training in public health and social psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and did a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington. Dr. Hannon’s research focuses on dissemination and implementation research, with an emphasis on cancer screening and workplace health promotion. She develops interventions in partnership with entities such as the American Cancer Society and state and local departments of health to disseminate evidence-based practices to workplaces and other settings. She is the Principal Investigator of the Alliance for Reducing Cancer, Northwest (University of Washington’s site for the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network), and also of the HealthLinks Trial, a large randomized trial of a workplace health promotion intervention tailored to small businesses in low-wage industries.