Rhiannon Chester, who is a member of our new LGBTQ Cancer Action Councils, was featured on the podcast Collections by Michelle Brown. Check out her interview here! Michelle Brown introduces Rhiannon: “Rhiannon Chester is a Detroit native. She is, in
Congrats to Dr. Hayley Thompson, Detroit HealthLink staff, and community partners. In July 2017 Detroit HealthLink was awarded an additional Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award to increase LGBTQ community engagement in cancer research by funding the expansion of Detroit HealthLink
On June 19, 2017 our first 3 Cancer Action Councils celebrated the completion of our “Building Your Capacity: Advancing Research Through Community Engagement” training. Around 100 people were in attendance to share a meal and celebrate the graduates including academic
The Arab American Cancer Action Council, in partnership with ACCESS (Arab American Community Center for Economic and Social Services) began meeting in June (2017). The group is comprised of 11 core members including female cancer survivors and their family members.
Detroit HealthLink Advisory and Oversight Committee member, Kristi Graves, PhD, was featured on PCORI’s website. The video highlights Dr. Graves work and PCORI Research Award, Neuva Vida Intervention: Improving Quality of Life in Latina Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Caregivers.
Concept mapping is a way to brainstorm, record ideas, and see connections between topics. Concept mapping helps our Cancer Action Councils create a visual design, picture, or diagram, of the thinking they are engaged in so they can fully explore
Dr. Thompson, leader of the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and associate professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, received the inaugural Spirit of Community 2017 Faculty Engagement Award from Wayne State
We are now recruiting for three new CACs located at… LGBT Detroit, focusing on cancer issues in LGBT communities; ACCESS, focusing on cancer issues in Arab American communities in Dearborn; and KCI, focusing on Cancer, Communities, and Technology. Apply online here.
In November, Detroit HealthLink launched the Research Action Program or RAP. The RAP introduces Cancer Action Council (CAC) members to cancer researchers investigators with expertise in the research questions important to CAC members and offer
Our HealthLink Specialist, Voncile Brown-Miller, was featured in the October 2016 issue of Hour Detroit magazine in an article on implicit bias in healthcare. The article, “Curing Implicit Bias,” also features our colleague Dr. Lou Penner. It is an important