Black men are diagnosed with prostate cancer at nearly twice the rate of white men and are underrepresented in prostate cancer research, including validation studies of new clinical tools. Dr. Charles Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES, who was recently awarded a NCI K01 grant, along with several others, had their research highlighted in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
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Dr. Charles Rogers has been selected to speak at the University of Utah Health’s 6th annual Vitae event
It is with great enthusiasm we announce that Dr. Charles Rogers has been selected to speak at the University of Utah Health’s 6th annual Vitae event. The event is scheduled for Thursday, December 13, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics first floor auditorium.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
The 2nd Annual David N. Sundwall Lectureship is only seven weeks away. Mark your calendars today for this great event where attendees will be able to hear from a special lecturer on public health policy in the world we live in today. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
On Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 new fellows and directors met alongside guest speakers at the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building at the University of Utah (U of U) in Salt Lake City, Utah to kick off the new Utah Health Equity Leadership and Mentoring (U-HELM) program.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Charles R. Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES®, associate member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program in the Huntsman Cancer Institute and assistant professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, recently completed the UCSF Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE) Program, one of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Please join us for the Public Health and Disasters on September 17-18. The conference is an annual, multidisciplinary national conference that brings together professionals from public health, health care, emergency management and other disciplines involved in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from public health emergencies.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine