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Cancer Disparities

February 29, 2012

Call for Research Posters: Eighth Annual Junior Investigators’ Health Disparities Research Poster Session, May 3, 2012

Students, post-docs, fellows, and junior faculty are welcome to submit abstracts by April 1, 2012 on basic, clinical, translational, and community-based research related to understanding and eliminating health disparities.  [more]


February 29, 2012

"The CURE Paradigm: Enhancing Workforce Diversity" monograph available from the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

The Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) has available on their website a copy of their new monograph, "The CURE Paradigm: Enhancing Workforce Diversity."  


February 17, 2012

Ninth Annual National Summit on Health Disparities, April 23-24, 2012, Washington, DC

The National Minority Quality Forum and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., in collaboration with the Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust, are collaborating on the joint 2012 CBC Spring Health Braintrust and Ninth...


February 10, 2012

The Democratization of Health Care: Clinical Research and Quality Health Care for Minority Populations

Gary Puckrein, Founder and President of the National Minority Quality Forum, wrote this Huffington Post blog article expressing his concern that the "American clinical research system is not designed to maximize the...


February 10, 2012

Updates to Website: Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD)

The CRCHD has recently updated resources in the following areas: the CURE Paradigm: Enhancing Workforce Diversity monograph; the Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies (IMAT) for Cancer Research funding announcement; career...


February 10, 2012

Call for Abstracts for the upcoming ICC/Biennial Symposium, June 27-July 1, 2012

The 12th Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved and Health Equity, "Empowering Communities in the Era of Health Care Reform" will be held in Houston, TX from June 27 - July 1, 2012.


February 10, 2012

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award

The Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award was established to recognize HMS/HSDM faculty (clinical, pre-clinical, research, administrative) who have made significant achievements in moving HMS/HSDM toward being a diverse and...


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