The Impact of Global Health Research on Advancing Cancer Health Equity in the U.S.

Friday, March 29, 2019
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
National Center for Primary Care
Morehouse School of Medicine
720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Faculty, students and community members are invited to attend this free CME-designated program highlighting thought-provoking and innovative scientific developments in global health research related to advancing cancer health equity in the U.S.  In partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine, this outstanding program will include presentations from top scientists in this country and is being held in conjunction with the AACR Annual Meeting 2019.


Brian M. Rivers, PhD, MPH
Director, Cancer Health Equity Institute, Professor
Community Health/Prevention Medicine
Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Featured Speakers

Mary “Dicey” Scroggins
International Gynecologic Cancer Society
Pinkie Hugs
Survivor Advocate, Washington, D.C.

Rick A. Kittles, PhD
Director of Health Equities, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor and Director, Division of Health Equities, Department of Population Sciences
City of Hope, Duarte, CA 

Melissa B. Davis, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Scientific Director of the International Center for the Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Camille C.R. Ragin, PhD
Associate Professor
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

Edith A. Perez, MD
Serene M. and Frances C. Durling Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Jacksonville, FL