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Cancer Disparities

April 09, 2008

April 24: Web Seminar: Creating Equity Reports: A Guide for Hospitals

Robin Weinick, PhD, lead author of the Guide, will explain its use as a resource that can help staff develop an equity report.

April 02, 2008

April 10: Breast Cancer: Closing the Research Gap -- A Susan G. Komen for the Cure Symposium. Keynote Speaker: Eric P. Winer, MD

Breakfast and a poster session followed by a “State of Breast Cancer Research and Cancer Policy” panel discussion and luncheon with keynote speaker, Eric Winer, MD, Susan G. Komen for the Cure Chief Medical Advisor and Director...

March 28, 2008

Anticipating Clinical Integration of Pharmacogenetic Treatment Strategies for Addiction: Are Primary Care Physicians Ready?

Journal of Genetics and Medicine article by Alexandra Shields, PhD, an HMS faculty member at the Institute for Health Policy at MGH.[more]

March 26, 2008

April 3: Premier Screening of UNNATURAL CAUSES: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? at Harvard School of Public Health

Join Dr. Nancy Krieger and the Public Health Intersections with Politics group for the screening and discussion.

March 26, 2008

March 31: 2008 Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lectureship: “Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Institutional Responses, Personal Reflections”

This year's lecturer is M. Roy Wilson, MD, MS, the Chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver, and a graduate of the HMS Class of 1980.

March 26, 2008

May 15: MGH Disparities Solutions Center -- Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Looking Back seminar series

Featuring Drs. Linda Clayton and Michael Byrd, authors of the Pulitzer-prize nominated volumes "American Health Dilemma". [more]

March 26, 2008

Overcoming barriers to cancer prevention and care

Although scientists know more about cancer today than ever before, racial and ethnic minorities bear a disproportionate burden of cancer across the disease spectrum. Disparities also affect those whose age, income, health...[more]

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