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Cancer Health Equity NOW

The Office of Community Outreach & Engagement: "Better Outcomes for Everyone"

Jun 4, 2021

How can we increase diversity in STEM, public health, or the health care workforce? What can we do to create more pathways for underrepresented students and educators to explore careers in science and/or medicine?

In this Episode, the OCOE discusses these issues from the perspectives of our experts Dr. Jeanne Chowning,...


May 4, 2021

The Fred Hutch COVID-19 Clinical Research Center (CCRC) was one of the first establishments in the nation to focus work on treating and preventing the virus. Now that there are vaccines and new treatments, there is still work to be done in ensuring underserved communities have equally successful outcomes from...


Mar 3, 2021

American Indian and Alaska Native (Indigenous) populations continue to face cancer health disparities. Misrepresentation in data and a health care system focused on illness rather than prevention are some of the major contributions to these cancer health disparities. What does building trust and relationships with an...


Feb 1, 2021

What should “Anti-Racism” look like through a health equity and research lens? And what role can diversity, equity and inclusion play? In Episode 5, we reflect on the lessons learned from the year 2020 when it comes to health equity and systemic racism. Dante’ Morehead sits down with Dr. Michelle Andrasik, Dr....


Jan 7, 2021

Our current cancer screenings are a great tool in detecting cancer at an early stage, with a heavy focus on heterosexual and cisgender populations. Genya Shimkin (she/they) is the CEO and creator of the Q Card Project, which provides queer youth a simple communication tool designed to improve communication...