Upcoming Events

4th Rural Cancer Disparities Partnership Retreat
October 27th, 2017
Location: To be determined
Time: 9:30am-2:30pm


Past Events
3rd Partnership Retreat March 17, 2017
 Bridging the Gap: Exploring Rural-Urban Cancer Disparities
Friday, March 17, 2017 (previously scheduled for Jan. 13, 2017)
Simmons Cancer Institute, 315 W. Carpenter St., Springfield, IL

Keynote speaker: Dr. David Chambers, Deputy Director for Implementation Science, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI

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10/13: Interdisciplinary Population Health Science Working Group at WUSM
Dr. Erin Linnenbringer will present “Systematic Review of the Literature on Urban-Rural Cancer Disparities: Discussion of Preliminary Results & Next Steps.”


P20 Leadership TeamThe P20 leadership team at the July 2016 retreat.2nd Partnership Retreat
July 15, 2016
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

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Opening remarks, Dr. Graham Colditz and Dr. Laurent Brard
Rural cancer disparities in downstate Illinois, Dr. Dave Steward
Health literacy in kidney cancer and smoking, Dr. Erin Linnenbringer
Racial/ethnic disparities in breast lesions after DCIS, Dr. Graham Colditz and Kevin Garza
Faith community nurses to improve colorectal cancer screening, Whitney Zahnd
Evolving disparities in oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers, Dr. Wiley Jenkins

Issues in Rural Healthcare presentation to 1st year medical students at Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Graham Colditz.

1st Partnership Retreat
December 11, 2015
Simmons Cancer Institute, Springfield, Illinois

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Opening remarks, Dr. Graham Colditz and Dr. Laurent Brard
Collaborative Cancer Disparities Research Program, Dr. Aimee James
Rural Cancer Disparities Training Program, Dr. Aimee James and Dr. David Steward
Working with Rural Healthcare Systems- SIH model, Dr. Aimee James
Isolated Populations Project, Dr. Wiley Jenkins 
Health Literacy in Kidney Cancer and Smoking, Dr. Erin Linnenbringer and Dr. Shaheen Alanee
Rural Southeast MO Interventions, Dr. Rebecca Lobb