Our Community, Our Health: Prostate Cancer in the Era of Personalized Care with Dr. Li-Ming Su, Saturday, September 24, 2016

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Li-Ming Su, MD
David A. Cofrin Professor and Chairman

Date
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time
8:00 am -9:30 am (Breakfast starts at 7:45 am) | RSVP required for Breakfast
Location
Wyndham Garden Gainesville | 2900 SW 13th St. | Gainesville, FL 32608
Topic
Prostate Cancer in the Era of Personalized Care
Live Stream Globally
8:30 am – 9:30 am EST

To RSVP
(352) 294-4880


Speakers
Li-Ming Su, MD
David A. Cofrin Professor and Chairman
Department of Urology, UF College of Medicine
Mary (Dicey) Jackson Scroggins
Founder, In My Sister’s Care and Pinkie Hugs
  Jatinder Lamba, PhD
Associate Professor
Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, UF College of Pharmacy
  Thomas Farrington
Founder and President, Prostate Health Education Network
Wes Sholes
Founder of the National California Prostate Cancer Coalition

If you are an African American male, the importance of attending this informative event cannot be underestimated. African Americans have a 34% higher rate of incidence of prostate cancer and twice the mortality rate. Be proactive in your wellness with the power of knowledge.

HealthStreet (a community-engaged research initiative of the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute), the UF MiCaRT Center (a research center focused on eliminating cancer health disparities in Blacks), the Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortium and the UF Department of Urology and the UF Health Cancer Center are hosting the 9th national Our Community, Our Health event (OCOH) on prostate cancer. The OCOH town hall series facilitates two-way communication between researchers and community members across the country. We share ideas about priorities for health research and ways to communicate research findings and blends ideas for research from multiple stakeholders.

For this Our Community, Our Health on Prostate Cancer, we will discuss:

  • How to reduce your risk for prostate cancer
  • How to recognize the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer
  • What personalized medicine means
  • The engagement of individuals and community for personalized care
  • Moving from prostate cancer patient to advocate

Sponsors Include:

  • UF Health Cancer Center
  • Our Community, Our Health
  • UF MiCaRT Center
  • UF HealthStreet
  • UF Department of Urology
  • UF College of Pharmacy
  • Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortium

Program Contact
Ernie Kaninjing, DrPH, MPH, CHES
Program Manager, University of Florida MiCaRT Center
ekaninjing@cop.ufl.edu

 

 

 

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