Dates and Times

Monday, July 28
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
(Poster Session 5:20 to 6:30 p.m.)

Tuesday, July 29
8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
(Poster Awards Ceremony 12:10 to 12:30 p.m. )

*Please see meeting agenda for exact times once it becomes available.

Location

Neuroscience Conference Center
6001 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20852
Telephone: 301-496-6696

Presentations

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Day 1: Monday, July 28, 2014

Opening Plenary Session — Conference Rooms C–D–E
Moderator — Dr. Carmen Moten, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
7:30 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 8:35 Welcome
Dr. Peter Ogunbiyi, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
8:35 – 8:55 Overview of the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
Dr. Nelson Aguila, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI (PDF)
8:55 – 9:15 PACHE Progress: Where Are We Now?
Dr. Peter Ogunbiyi, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI (PDF)
9:15 – 9:35 Update on Grant Submission and Review
Dr. Chris Hatch, Division of Extramural Activities, NCI (PDF)
9:35 – 10:00 Panel Discussion
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 AM – 12:00 PM Impact of PACHE Program on Advancing Health Equity — Conference Rooms C–D–E
Moderator — Dr. Yolanda Vallejo-Estrada, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
10:15 – 11:15
  1. Advancing Basic and Clinical Research in Minority Populations — Dr. Gabriel Lopez-Berestein, University of Puerto Rico Cancer Center/University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (PDF)
  2. Native American Cancer Prevention: Making a Difference by and for Native Americans — Dr. Jani Ingram, Northern Arizona University/University of Arizona Cancer Center (PDF)
  3. My Body, My Test: A Self-Sampling Approach to Address Cervical Cancer Disparities in North Carolina — Dr. Jennifer Smith, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/North Carolina Central University (PDF)
11:15 AM – 12:00 Panel Discussion
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on Your Own (NSC Cafeteria)
1:00 – 1:30 PM Poster Setup — Conference Rooms A & B
1:00 – 2:15 PM Translational Research on Scientific Discoveries — Conference Rooms C–D–E
Moderator — Dr. Anil Wali, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
1:00 – 1:45
  1. Translational Health Disparities Research: A Conceptual Model and Examples from the CCNY-MSKCC Partnership — Dr. Tim Ahles, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/City College of New York (PDF)
  2. Race and Ethnicity — Specific Molecular Cancer Biomarkers: What's Next? — Dr. Upender Manne, University of Alabama Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center/Tuskegee University/ Morehouse School of Medicine (PDF)
  3. Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) — Dr. Peter Ujhazy, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI (PDF)
1:45 – 2:15 Panel Discussion
2:15 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 4:00 PM Evaluation of the PACHE Program — Conference Rooms C–D–E
Moderator — Dr. Emmanuel A. Taylor, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
2:30 – 3:30
  1. Evaluation and Program Impact — Dr. Emmanuel A. Taylor, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI (PDF)
  2. Evaluation of Large–Scale Initiatives: Exemplars from DFCI-HU/UMB — Dr. Kasisomayajula (Vish) Viswanath, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute-Harvard University/University of Massachusetts, Boston (PDF)
  3. Using Evaluation Activities to Strengthen Institutional Collaborations in the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention — Dr. Laura Huenneke, Northern Arizona University/University of Arizona Cancer Center (PDF)
3:30 – 4:00 Panel Discussion
4:00 – 5:20 PM Sustainability of PACHE Program Research and Activities — Conference Rooms C–D–E
Moderator — Dr. Anil Wali, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
4:00 – 4:45
  1. The Evolution of Committed Partnerships — Dr. William Nelson, Johns Hopkins University-Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center/Howard University (PDF)
  2. Investment in Junior Investigators — Dr. Mary O'Connell, New Mexico State University/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  3. Sustainability of Multiethnic Cancer Partnerships: Lessons, Challenges, & Opportunities — Drs. Jaime Matta and Reynold Lopez, Ponce School of Medicine/University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center (PDF)
4:45 – 5:20 Panel Discussion
5:20 Instructions for Transportation to Hotel
Dr. Anil Wali, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
5:20 – 6:30 PM Poster Session Judging and Networking — Conference Rooms A & B

Day 2: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Summary of Day 1 and Preview of Day 2 — Conference Rooms C–D–E
Concurrent Sessions 1 — Conference Rooms C–D–A
7:30 – 8:00 Registration
8:00 – 8:10 Summary of Day 1 and Preview of Day 2
Dr. Yolanda Vallejo-Estrada, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
8:10 – 9:30 AM Concurrent Session 1A — Training and Education Activities — Conference Room C
Moderator — Dr. John Ojeifo, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
8:10 – 8:55
  1. From Trainee to Leader in Cancer Medicine and Science: Building and Sustaining the Pipeline — Dr. Elizabeth Travis, University of Puerto Rico Cancer Center/University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (PDF)
  2. UMass Boston-DFCI-HU U54 Partnership Training Core: Building a Comprehensive Training Program — Dr. Adan Colon-Carmona, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute-Harvard University/University of Massachusetts, Boston (PDF)
  3. A Partnership with a Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Minority Serving Medical School Provides an Effective Mentoring Program for Cancer Health Disparities Trainees— Dr. Roberta Troy, University of Alabama Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center/Tuskegee University/Morehouse School of Medicine (PDF)
8:55 – 9:30 Panel Discussion
8:10 – 9:30 AM Concurrent Session 1B — Communications among Partnerships — Conference Room D
Moderator — Dr. Alison Lin, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
8:10 – 8:55
  1. The National Cancer Informatics Program (NCIP) Initiatives: Accelerating Research through Open Science — Mr. Ishwar Chandramouliswaran, Center for Bioinformatics & Information Technology, NCI (PDF)
  2. Communication Strategies to Foster Collaboration and Leverage Efforts between Partnerships — Ms. Sherri De Jesus, University of Puerto Rico Cancer Center/University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (PDF)
  3. Breaking the Communication Barrier: Strategies to Build Partnerships across the Miles — Dr. Beti Thompson, New Mexico State University/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
8:55 – 9:30 Panel Discussion
8:10 – 9:30 AM Concurrent Session 1C — P20 Partnership Principal Investigators — Conference Room A
Moderator — Dr. Marvella Ford, Medical University of South Carolina
8:10 – 8:55
  1. Research Training Opportunities in the Center for Cancer Training — Dr. Susan Lim, Center for Cancer Training, NCI (PDF)
  2. Experience and Impact of NCI Funded P20 Program — Dr. Xinbin Gu, Johns Hopkins University-Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center/Howard University (PDF)
  3. The Chicago South Side Cancer Disparities Initiative: An Interprofessional Curriculum Model — Dr. Karen Kim, University of Chicago Medical Center/Chicago State University (PDF)
8:55 – 9:30 Panel Discussion
9:30 – 9:50 Preparation for Reports of Concurrent Sessions 1 & Break
Concurrent Session 2 — Conference Rooms D–A
Reports from Concurrent Sessions 1 and 2 — Conference Rooms C–D–E
9:50 – 11:00 AM Concurrent Session 2A — PACHE Principal Investigators and Program Managers — Conference Room D
Moderator — Dr. Yolanda Vallejo-Estrada, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
9:50 – 10:35
  1. Managing Your Grant from Beginning to End — Ms. Carol Perry, Office of Grants Administration, NCI (PDF)
  2. Optimizing Administrative Effectiveness to Maximize Programmatic Progress — Ms. Sherri De Jesus, University of Puerto Rico Cancer Center/University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (PDF)
  3. Communication across the U54 PACHE Program: Challenges and Best Practices — Dr. Karen Hubbard, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/City College of New York (PDF)
10:35 – 11:00 Panel Discussion
9:50 – 11:00 AM Concurrent Session 2B — Outreach Research and the National Outreach Network NON)/Community Health Educator (CHE) Activities — Conference Room A
Moderator — Dr. John Ojeifo, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
9:50 – 10:30
  1. Identifying Communication Channels to Promote Participation in Biobanking among Hispanics — Dr. Susan Vadaparampil, Ponce School of Medicine/H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
  2. Promoting Colorectal Cancer Education: A Partnership Facilitated Program Evaluation Examining Generalizability across Diverse Populations — Ms. Janet Sanchez, New Mexico State University/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  3. Tobacco Cessation in Guam's Youth: Utilizing Community Based Engagement and Partnership — Dr. Neal Palafox, University of Hawai'i Cancer Center/University of Guam (PDF)
10:30 – 11:00 Panel Discussion
11:00 – 11:20 Preparation for Reports of Concurrent Sessions 2
11:20 AM – 12:10 PM Plenary Session: Reports from Concurrent Sessions 1 and 2 — Conference Rooms C–D–E
Moderator — Dr. Carmen Moten, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
12:10 – 12:30 Poster Awards and Pictures of Poster Awardees
Drs. Anil Wali and Yolanda Vallejo-Estrada, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
12:30 Closing Remarks and Adjournment
Dr. Peter Ogunbiyi, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
 


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