2019 Community-Engaged Research Symposium

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Wayne State University & Karmanos Cancer Institute

Second Annual Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) Symposium

Monday, June 17  – Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Theme:  Implementing Strategies for Inclusive Research

Register at https://www.karmanos.org/CEnRSymposium. Space is limited.

10:30 AM                          

Attendee check-in begins

11:30 – 11:40 AM            

Symposium Overview

Symposium Directors: Hayley S. Thompson, Ph.D. and Phillip Levy, M.D.

11:40 – 11:50 PM            

Welcome from Wayne State University (WSU)

Keith Whitfield, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, WSU

11:50 AM- 12:00 PM     

Welcome from Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI)

Gerold Bepler, M.D., President & CEO, KCI

12:00 – 12:50PM           

Engaging African American Men on Chronic Disease Management Research

Derek Griffith, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Health & Society, Vanderbilt University

12:50 – 1:35 PM             

Cultural Competency in Research

Vickie Sapp, PhD, Director of Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion; Assistant Professor

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

1:35 – 2:30 PM             

Brief updates from WSU’s Hypertension Community Advisory Board (HCAB) and KCI/WSU’s                                                        Cancer Action Councils

Box lunch

Posters and networking

 2:30 – 3:20 PM           

Engaging LGBTQ Communities in Research: Lessons from the Bitch to Quit Study

Phoenix Matthews, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Nursing, College of Nursing Helen K. Grace Diversity Scholar,                                                 Co-Director of the Recruitment, Retention and Community Engagement Program of CCTS, University of Illinois –                                                 Chicago

3:20 – 4:00 PM           

Opportunities and Challenges in Funding and Conducting LGBTQ Health Research

Scout, Ph.D., Deputy Director, National LGBT Cancer Network; Boston University School of Public Health

4:00 – 4:10 PM           


4:10 – 4:50 PM           

Building an Academic Career in Community-Engaged Research

Katrina Ellis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Michigan

4:50 – 5:30 PM           

Community Trauma and Academic-Community Research Partnerships

Vickie Johnson-Lawrence, Ph.D., Flint ReCAST Program Director; Assistant Professor, Department of Family                                                         Medicine/Division of Public Health, College of Human Medicine-Flint Campus, Michigan State University

5:30 – 6:00 PM           


6:00 – 6:50 PM            Experiences in Care among LGBT Adults Diagnosed with Cancer

Charles Kamen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Cancer Control, University of Rochester                                                             Medical Center, School of Medicine and Dentistry

6:50 – 7:15 PM             

LGBTQ-Detroit Cancer Action Council Presentation

7:15 – 7:45 PM             

LGBTQ Services Panel: Research Collaborations and Experiences

Moderator: Curtis Lipscomb, Executive Director, LGBT Detroit

Panelists:  Lilliana Angel Reyes, Second Stories Director, Ruth Ellis Center; Angie Perone, Director, SAGE Metro                                                     Detroit

7:45 – 8 :00 PM         

 Next steps and wrap-up


Interactive Training: Cultural Competence in Research

Vickie Sapp, Ph.D.

Director of Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion and Assistant Professor

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

By invitation