UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 19

scientist profile Lalita Shevde-Samant, Ph.D. SCIENTIST PROFILE Lalita Shevde-Samant, Ph.D., is a professor in the UAB Department of Pathology, Division of Molecular and Cellular Pathology, and a senior scientist in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. She received her graduate training from the Cancer Research Institute, University of Mumbai, India. She recently joined the Cancer Center’s senior leadership team as associate director for education and control. Dr. Samant chatted with UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Magazine to share her “research journey.” Here is her story. # K N O W U A B C C C • By JOSH TILL U A B . E D U / C A N C E R 17