Jessica Blackburn, PhD, Instructor in Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital
The Strollin’ Colon is an incredible, inflatable walk-through exhibit displaying colon health and the risks, symptoms, prevention, and early detection for colorectal cancer. Join us to talk with healthcare professionals, pick up free prevention and screening materials, and get a close-up look at healthy and non-healthy colon tissue. Colorectal cancer is 90 percent preventable and treatable!
Gilbert Welch, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Practice.
Less Medicine, More Health? Seven Assumptions that Drive Too Much Health Care.
Thomas W. Kensler, John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Breakfast Seminar: Daniel Mullins, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Building Sustainable PCOR Partnerships with Communities
Feng Qiao, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California, Irvine
The Science of Breast Cancer Disparities: A Symposium in Honor of the Carolina Breast Cancer Study and Robert Millikan
This special symposium will honor the scientific contributions of Dr. Robert Millikan to understanding the causes of breast cancer, especially among African-American women. The symposium will provide an overview of the Carolina Breast Cancer Study the landmark study that Dr. Millikan led as well as a current perspective on the epidemiology and biology of breast cancer. The role of science and breast cancer advocacy, an area of commitment to Dr. Millikan, will also be discussed. Presentations will be provided by Dr. Millikan’s UNC colleagues and other national leaders in breast cancer research.