2018 Dr. Daniel S. Blumenthal Public Health Conference


Dr. Daniel S. Blumenthal Public Health Conference

"Cancer and the Public's Health: Strategies to Advance Health Equity"

Hosted by the Department of Community Health & Preventive Medicine and the Cancer Health Equity Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine

April 4, 2018
7:45 am - 4:30 pm
Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care
720 Westview Drive SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

The 2018 Public Health Conference will address research, clinical and health advocacy through our general session presentations and will take into account the importance of achieving health equity through the advancements made by these innovative approaches in cancer and beyond.

Public health professionals, healthcare providers, community health workers, researchers, health and social service agency leaders, policy decision makers, medical residents, students, community-at-large, and community leaders.

At the conclusion of the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss and describe the value of Community Canter Centers to advance cancer health equity.

  • Examine the role of community cancer centers in the dissemination of evidence-based strategies and best practices related to the treatment and prevention of cancer.

  • Identify cancer health disparities among the underserved as well as health policies and initiatives that may contribute to the advancement of cancer health equity.

  • Identify and foster relationships among diversity stakeholders to build and sustain community capacity that addresses cancer.

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The Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

The Morehouse School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of up to 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.


Speakers Section - This link is only for speakers scheduled to present during the 2018 Public Health Conference


Morehouse School of Medicine
Office of Extended Professional Education
720 Westview Drive SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-1495
Tel: (404) 756-8908
Email: ngreen-harris@msm.edu