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Cancer Disparities

January 29, 2009

September 24 OR 25, 2009: Mapping Massachusetts Communities Workshop - An Introduction to GIS & Community Analysis

These are one day workshops (8:30am - 4:30pm). Participants choose which one day to attend. http://www.nur-online.com/  [more]

January 29, 2009

February 27: 30th Annual Minority Health Conference - Our World, Our Community: Building Bridges for Health Equality

Includes Internet broadcast of the 11th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture, by Barbara Wallace, Ph.D., Professor of Health Education at Columbia University, 2:00pm-3:30pm EST.

January 29, 2009

February 26: "Sí.., pero,...no" - Culture, Cognition and Colonialism in the Puerto Rican Production of HIV/AIDS Disparities

Speaker: Dr. María Idalí Torres (new Gaston Institute Director)

January 29, 2009

Request for Mentors: 2010 DF/HCC CURE Program

For the past eight years, DF/HCC has participated in the NCI Continuing Umbrella of Research (CURE) Program. This strategic program is designed to increase the number of underrepresented minorities engaged in basic,...[more]

January 12, 2009

CanCORS: Understanding the reasons for cancer care disparities

Jane Weeks, MD, MSc, ScM (DFCI), co-leader of the DF/HCC Outcomes Research Program, was convinced she knew why elderly patients with colorectal cancer were much less likely to receive adjuvant chemotherapy than were their younger...[more]

January 08, 2009

March 11: Inaugural Howard, Dorsey, Still Lecture with Neil Powe, MD, MPH, MBA

The Howard, Dorsey, Still Lecture is named for the first three African Americans who graduated from Harvard Medical School in the mid-1800's and recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the nation's...

January 08, 2009

February 17: U.S. Hospitals - Historical Legacies and Health Disparities

Join the Disparities Solutions Center for its annual Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Looking Back Seminar Series led by Drs. W. Michael Byrd and Linda Clayton, health policy experts whose work focuses on the medical history and...

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