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
Detroit HealthLink recently received a $99,000+ Health Education and Community Benefit Grant from the DMC Foundation/Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan to extend the HealthLink Model to Arab American communities in partnership with ACCESS in Dearborn MI. ACCESS will host a Cancer
On Tuesday, October 18th we will hold our first meeting of the Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Population Impact Workgroup. This workgroup will include members of the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University as well
This summer, we started the critical task of identifying Cancer Action Council (CAC) members for our sites at VODI-Conner Creek, Western Wayne Family Health Center, and Karmanos Cancer Institute. Our goal was to recruit at least 10 core members per
We will be holding general informational meetings for people interested in joining a Cancer Action Councils. Informational sessions will be held at each Cancer Action Council site. Participants may attend any informational session regardless of which Cancer Action Council they
We will be accepting applications for Cancer Action Council membership through Friday, July 1st. For more information about membership and how to apply, click here.