Speaker Presentations

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

  • Making Sense of Summary Statements and Scores
    Richard Steinman, MD, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Department of Medicine
  • Programmatic Evaluation Designs to Address Health Disparities: Native American Cancer Partnership
    Robert T. Trotter, II, Regents' Professor, Chair, Department of Anthropology, Northern Arizona University, Native American Cancer Partnership (NACP
  • A Novel Mechanism of Regulating Common y-Chain (yc) Signaling
    J. Hyun Park, Ph.D., Experimental Immunology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH
  • Keys to Writing a Successful Grant Application
    Neil Osheroff, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Departments of Biochemistry and Medicine, NCI-I Career Development Study Section
  • The Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention
    David S. Alberts, MD, Principal Investigator, AZCC/UA
    Laura Foster Huenneke, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, NAU
    Jesse Martinez, Ph.D., Research PI, AZCC/UA
    Diane Stearns, Ph.D., Research PI, NAU
    Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH; Jesse Nodora, DrPH, Outreach, AZCC/UA
    William Wiist, DrPH, Outreach, NAU
    Teshia Solomon, Ph.D. (Choctaw); Margaret Briehl, Ph.D., Training, AZCC/UA
    Jani Ingram, Ph.D., Training, NAU
  • Center for Cancer Research National Cancer Institute Overview
    Glenn Merlino, Ph.D., Deputy Director, CCR
  • Rules of the Road: Successful Navigation Through the NCI/NIH Peer Review Process
    Jeannette F. Korczak, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer (SRO), Resources and Training Review Branch, Division of Extramural Activities, National Cancer Institute
  • Solicitation and Referral of Grant Applications at the NCI
    Christopher L. Hatch, Ph.D., Chief, Program Coordination and Referral Branch, Division of Extramural Activities, NCI
  • U54 Comprehensive Partnership to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
    Adan Colon-Carmona (UMB) & Karen Emmons (DF/HCC
  • Communication Among Partnerships: Developing a Newsletter for CRCHD Partnerships
    Sherri De Jesus, MHA, Program Director, The University of Puerto Rico/MD Anderson Cancer Center Partnership for Excellence in Cancer Research
  • Partnership to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities: Translational Sciences and Accrual to Clinical Trials
    Tim Ahles, Ph.D. (MSKCC), Upender Manne, Ph.D. (UAB)
  • Bioengineering Collaborations
    Hubbard and Ahles
  • Sustainability: The Pacific Way
    Helen Whippy, Ph.D., University of Guam
    Carl-Wilhelm Vogel, MD, Ph.D., University of Hawai'i Cancer Center
    Hali Robinett, MPH, University of Hawai'i Cancer Center

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

  • Breast Cancer in African-American Women: An Evolutionary Perspective
    Christine B. Ambrosone, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Thursday, July 14, 2011

  • Cultural and Biological Factors That May Underlie Obesity Disparities
    Stephen J D O'Keefe, University of Pittsburgh
  • Epigenetic Features of Pregnancy Associated Breast Cancer in Hispanic Women
    Elena Martinez, Ph.D. & Bernard Futscher, Ph.D. (co-PIs), University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center
  • Pharmacogenomics and Clinical Relevance in Diverse Populations
    Mary V. Relling, Pharm.D.
  • A Pathway Based Signature for Prostate Cancer Racial Disparity
    Peng Lee, MD, Ph.D., Department of Pathology and Urology, New York University School of Medicine, New York Harbor Healthcare System
  • Photovoice: An Interactive Demonstration
    Sora Park Tanjasiri, DrPH, Professor, Department of Health Science, California State University, Fullerton

G/BMaP

  • Geographical Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (GMaP)& Biospecimen Science Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (BMaP)
    Mary Ann Van Duyn, Ph.D., MPH, RD, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
  • Session II - Panel Discussion Session Identifying Funding, Training, and Collaboration Opportunities
    Anil Wali, Ph.D., Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI (Moderator)
  • Session III - Envisioning G/BMaP Initiative: Short-term
    Liz Perruccio, Ph.D., Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
  • Session IV - Envisioning the G/BMaPInitiative: Long Term
    Carmen Moten, Ph.D., Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
    Ming Zhao, Ph.D., Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
  • NCRR Funding Opportunities: NCI's Cancer Health Disparities Program Meeting
    CAPT Leslie Denise Cook Cooper, Ph.D., RN, BSN, MPH, Division of Research Infrastructure, National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health
  • Opportunities for Collaboration
    CAPT Leslie Denise Cook Cooper, Ph.D., RN, BSN, MPH, Division of Research Infrastructure, National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health
  • Department of Defense Defense Health Program Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
    Barbara Terry-Koroma, Ph.D., Program Manager, Minority and Underserved Populations Program
  • Community Participation in Cancer Discovery Research: Linking Biology, Cancer Disparities, and Dissemination
    Robert A. Hiatt, UCSF Helen Diller Family, Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Working Across the Boundaries Leveraging Collaboration
    Sudhir Srivastava, Ph.D, MPH, Chief, Cancer Biomarkers Research Group
  • The Cancer Genome Atlas
    Kenna M. Shaw, Ph.D., Deputy Director, The Cancer Genome Atlas Program
  • Funding Opportunities and New Directions at the American Cancer Society
    Alpa V Patel, Ph.D, Strategic Director, Cancer Prevention Study-3

Friday, July 15, 2011

  • Defining Community in Community-Based Participatory Research
    Sarah Gehlert, Ph.D., E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial & Ethnic Diversity, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Por La Vida Community Health Advisor Programs
    Ana M. Navarro, Ph.D.