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2007 National Conference on African Americans and Cancer
A National Forum on Cancer for Health Professionals
Who Provide Care for African-Americans


Original Conference was held October 22nd-23rd, 2007
at the DoubleTree Hotel, Wilmington Delaware

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Conference Faculty
Carol L. Brown MD, FACOG, FACS
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

David Y.T. Chen MD
Section of Urologic Oncology
Department of Surgical Oncology
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

JoAnn Coleman RN, MS, AOCN®, ACNP
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner for Surgical Oncology
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Bernadette Dugan RN, CHPN
Hospice Care Services
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Joycelyn Elders
Former U.S. Surgeon General
Clinton Administration
Little Rock, AR

Harold P. Freeman MD
Medical Director
Polo Ralph Lauren Cancer Center
Director of Surgery
North General Hospital
Harlem, NY

Veda N. Giri MD
Director, Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment Program
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

Evelyn Gonzalez, MA
Partnership Program Manager
National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service

K. Mary Hess
Founder and President
Minority Healthcare Communications Inc.
Founder and Director
National Conference on African-Americans and Cancer

William J. Hicks MD
College of Medicine and Public Health
Internal Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, OH
Mollie Howerton PhD
Professor of Oncology
Oncology and Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Fannie Gaston-Johansson PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Director
International and Extramural Affairs
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Baltimore, MD

Lovell A. Jones PhD
Director, Center for Research on Minority Health
Department of Health Disparities Research
Director, Endocrinology Laboratory
Department of Gynecologic Oncology
Director, Reproductive Biology Program
Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences
University of Texas, Houston
Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Natalie E. Joseph MD, FACS

Department of Surgical Oncology
Attending Surgeon
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

Patrick A. Morrison MSW
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

Pastor Luke J. Robinson
Quinn Chapel AME Church
Frederick, MD

Constance Sumner RN, MSN
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

Winston Wilkins
US DHHS Office for Civil Rights
Washington, DC

Connie Ziegfeld MS, RN
Clinical Specialist
Case Manager
SKCCC Community Programs and Outreach
East Baltimore Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

To learn more about Ta-coumba Aiken, the artist that created the 2007 Conference painting "Pearls of Wisdom", visit http://www.decemberdesigns.com

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