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Meeting the Cancer Prevention and Care Needs of NC’s Indigenous Communities
September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ronny Bell, PhD, MS, and Marc Emerson, PhD, MPH, in this collaborative session, will provide context regarding the cancer disparities and efforts to address these disparities for American Indians and Alaska Natives across the U.S.
Dr. Bell will provide context for understanding and addressing cancer disparities among American Indians in North Carolina.
Dr. Bell is director, Office of Cancer Health Equity, associate director, Community Outreach and Engagement and professor, Social Sciences and Health Policy at Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Baptist Health. Dr. Emerson is assistant professor, Epidemiology, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and UNC School of Medicine
This program was co-provided with the Greensboro Area Health Education Center and the Southeastern American Indian Cancer Equity Partnership (SAICEP).