Please join us on Friday, October 11 for “Engaging Black Men as Leaders and Partners in Cancer Research.”  Register here:

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8:00 – 8:30 AM
8:30 – 9:00 AM
Welcome and Overview
Jinping Xu, MD, MS
Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine; Director of MetroNet, a primary care practice-based research network (PBRN) in Metropolitan Detroit
Hayley S. Thompson, PhD
Professor, Department of Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine; Associate Center Director, Community Outreach & Engagement and Faculty Director, Office of Cancer Health Equity & Community Engagement (OCHECE), Karmanos Cancer Institute
Greetings from Wayne State University
M. Roy Wilson, MD
President, Wayne State University
Greetings from Karmanos Cancer Institute
Ann Schwartz, PhD, MPH
Professor, Department of Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine;  Deputy Center Director and Executive Vice President for Research and Academic Affairs, Karmanos Cancer Institute
Symposium Overview
Truman Hudson, Jr., EdD
Project Coordinator, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine
9:00 – 9:40 AM
Brothers, Where Art Thou? Recruitment and Engagement of Diverse Black Men in Cancer Research
Clement K. Gwede, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Senior Member, Population Sciences, Department of Health Outcomes & Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center; Professor, Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida College of Medicine
9:40 – 10:20 AM
Urban and Rural Strategies for Inclusion of  Black Men in Cancer Prevention & Control Research
Brian Rivers, PhD, MPH
Director, Cancer Health Equity Institute
Morehouse School of Medicine
10:20 – 10:30 AM
Community Q & A
10:30 – 11:10 AM
Community-Based Approaches to Collaborating with Older Black Men in Health Research
Jamie Mitchell, MSW, PhD
Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Gender and Health Research Lab, University of Michigan School of Social Work
11:10 – 11:50 AM
Meet Them Where They Are: Strategies for Engaging Black Men in Research
Derek M. Griffith, PhD
Professor, Medicine, Health and Society and Founder and Director, Center for Research on Men’s Health, Vanderbilt University
11:50  – 12:00 PM
Community Q & A
12:00 – 12:25 PM
Community Voices
Jim Scott, Bladder Cancer Coalition
12:25 – 12:30 PM
Evaluations, Next Steps, and Adjournment