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Cancer Session

Symposium Session on Cancer
WE SHALL OVERCOME:
STANDING TOGETHER AGAINST CANCER AND OTHER KILLERS

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2007    9:00-12:00
9:00 - 10:00 AM

Overcoming the Barriers

Paula Larke, Voices in the Treetops, Inc. www.voicesinthetreetops.org

Photo montage of highlighting problem issues in health care

Community Members and Guest Speakers discuss barriers to achieving optimal health

Karen Waters, Facilitator-Welcome, introduction of panelists

Financial barriers Joy Johnson
Historical barriers Holly Edwards
Language barriers To be announced
Cultural barriers Wende Marshall
Access barriers Nisha Botchwey/Mary Burton
Informational barriers Cynthia Terrell-Richardson

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Standing Together

Performance and Monologue
Paula Larke, Voices in the Treetops, Inc.

Community and University interventions making a difference in the health of our community.

Karen Waters, QCC cvilleqcc.com/default.aspx
Living Your Best Life
QCC Walks
Active Living By Design
Local Motion
Urban farm
QCC Cooks!

Holly Edwards, Westhaven Nursing Clinic
Westhaven Nursing Clinic/Every Woman's Life

Wendi El-Amin, MD, UVa Department of Family Medicine
Cancer Center Community Advisory Board
Health Depots
Lifeline
Road to Wellness

Vital Programs from Latino Comunity
Zona Latino
Cresciendos Juntos cj-network.org/local_init.html

11:15 - 12:00 PM

Clinical Healthcare Disparity Issues

Joi Isaac, School of Nursing, Introductions and Overview

Research and interventions targeting addressing Cancer related Health Disparities

Moderator: Cathy Campbell, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, Assistant Professor or Nursing, Department of Acute and Specialty Care

Panel Discussion:
Randy Jones, PhD, RN, Roberts Scholar Assistant Professor of Nursing, Department of Acute and Specialty Care
www.nursing.virginia.edu/people/view.aspx?raj9c

Yvonne Newberry, CNP, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Department of Family, Community & Mental Health Systems Clinical Instructor OG/GY- School of Medicine
www.nursing.virginia.edu/people/view.aspx?ygn7w

Peggy Scott, RN, A.A.S., Clinician III, Anticoagulation Clinic; UMA Clinic; Former RN for the Cancer Center Clinical Research Institute

Dr. Connie Lee, EdD, ARNP, IBCLC, Associate Professor of Nursing, Department of Family, Community & Mental Health Systems
www.nursing.virginia.edu/people/view.aspx?cwl2e

Intervention Opportunity for Community Women's Health
Joi Isaac, School of Nursing

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