100 Black Men of Chicago Annual Health and Wellness Expo

This is an annual, one-day virtual/live stream event that targets the greater Chicagoland community and beyond with interactive sessions/panel discussions, and virtual vendor booths to expose the community to pervasive health issues, healthy lifestyle trends, and prevention of chronic disease. The aim of this event is to empower attendees to take control of their health […]

The Illinois Biomarker and Health Equity Briefing – Closed

West End on Fulton 1375 W. FULTON MARKET, CHICAGO, IL

This briefing will highlight biomarkers, clinical research, and innovation for the Black & Latino Caucuses. It will also focus on precision medicine, policy and advocacy, and cancer prevention and early detection. RSVP to: John Lowder 217.206.5078 or JPCL1964@gmail.com

Approaches to Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trails Community Webinar

This webinar will focus on successful strategies to increase inclusion in clinical trials. This webinar includes approaches and plans for inclusion, implementation recommendations, and sustains progress. The sessions introduce tools, resources, and featured speakers who will share their experiences and recommendations for how to improve diversity and inclusion in clinical research. The webinar will feature: […]

DECIPHeR Community Engagement Panel

This virtual event is provided by the Disparities Elimination through Coordinated Interventions to Prevent and Control Heart and Lung Disease Risk (DECIPHeR) Alliance. It will include a facilitated panel discussion among various community partners about the importance of community engagement and outreach. Individuals will hear from a diverse group of stakeholders on why community engagement […]

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Chicago Health Medical Group 4700 N. Marine Drive, Chicago, IL

In collaboration with Weiss Memorial Hospital, the University of Illinois Cancer Center is hosting Colorectal Cancer Awareness days for the month of March. We will have a lecture on "Colonoscopy - Why, When, & How?" with Gastroenterologist, Sujatha Kailas, M.D. Our focus is to provide information to those with language and insurance barriers and to […]

IDPH: Illinois Cancer Partnership Annual Meeting

This virtual event is the annual cancer control meeting organized by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Illinois Cancer Partnership (ICP). Dr. Kitajewski will be speaking on biomarker testing. Dr. Naylor, Dr. Kitajewski, Dr. Carnahan, Dr. Hamlish, and Nasima Mannan are part of the planning team. This meeting will discuss cancer prevention, early detection, […]

Addressing Tobacco Use in Black Communities

The American Lung Association has recently released a new Addressing Tobacco Use in Black Communities Toolkit to educate and build confidence among public health professionals and community-based individuals in developing meaningful, equitable engagement with Black people and lead sustainable tobacco control and cessation programs to improve health equity. The American Lung Association will host a […]

Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality on Biomarkers

This is a virtual educational opportunity for the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality on biomarkers and why it is important to have this tool available for patients and physicians. Participants include WI physicians and healthcare organizations with the hope of building towards consensus for a similar initiative in WI. This event addresses health equity, cancer […]

IL Annual CRC Roundtable

This is the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) annual colorectal cancer (CRC) roundtable. There will be a discussion about prevention, screening, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and policy changes. This will help to address the cancer burden in the state of Illinois and how to overcome this burden. The UI Cancer Center is organizing this […]

Cancer Biology: Survivors Lab Tour – Closed to the Public

This is a collaboration between the University of Illinois Cancer Center Community Outreach and Engagement Team and its Cancer Biology Program. This initiative invites cancer survivors into our research labs to learn about and discuss cancer research.

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