- Inaugural Friends of Frank Staggers Prostate Cancer Symposium
June 12th, 2021. Time: 10:00 am -12:00 pm Info/Register
- COVID Vaccines Q & A with Community – PART 3 with Dr. Susan Buchbinder
May 19, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
for Zoom link, please email: [email protected]
- Save the Date: 14th Annual UCSF Abundant Life Health Ministries Network "Gathering" for Faith, Health & Community
September 11, 2021
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COVID Testing and Vaccine Information
For testing and vaccine events, see Umoja Health
Download materials from recent events:
- February 12: COVID-19 We Need to Talk Series: R U Taking the Vaccine? [ password: *?vs0XRW ]
- January 27: CAB2:ChatnChew Spread the Word Not the Virus [ click to view ]
Did You Know?
- Cancer screenings helps save lives! Ask your doctor/health care provider about preventive care and cancer screenings. Encourage your loved ones to ask.
[ Click for. screening resources ]
- National Women's Health Week (NWHW) is May 9-15, 2021. This annual health observance is a reminder to women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life.
[ Click for Womenʻs Health resources from the NIH ]
- More than half of Asian American women diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked?
[ Data from the FANS Study ]
Year-Round, Non-Transactional Community Engagement
- Sponsorship for community cancer & health events
- Recommend a topic or speaker for CAB2
- Join the HDFCCC CAB or Nominate a new member
The role of the OCE is to SUSTAIN relationships with our community partners year-round; even when there is no upcoming grant proposal that needs community engagement or an ongoing research project that requires it. We deliver programs on a quarterly basis for diverse racial/ethnic and geographic communities and provide support of activities delivered by both academic and community partners under the guidance of, and collaboration with our Community Advisory Board (CAB)
Community-Academic Partnerships for Research & Service
For community partners seeking:
- An HDFCCC investigator or faculty member speaker for your event?
- An academic partner for community research or education?
- A letter of support for your grant application?
For academic partners seeking:
- Diverse community input to inform your research?
- Community Partners for Research Projects?
- A letter of support for your grant application?
Resources for successful community based participatory research (CBPR)
Equitable community-academic partnerships produce research & service activities that are more relevant to those affected
Community-academic partnerships also increases effectiveness of health interventions by taking advantage of buy in from all the relevant stakeholders.
Cancer Information to Increase Awareness & Knowledge
- HDFCCC Investigators requesting a time to present your research at CAB
- Requesting a Community Health Educator Presentation or Collaboration
- Requesting UCSF Cancer Center materials for distribution at your health fair or community event
- Accessing cancer information from:
- CAB2 Archive slides and events
- Joining the CAB2 ChatnChew Crew
HDFCCC Community Advisory Board (CAB)
CAB Chair & Co-chair
Former Director, Alameda
County Public Health
Barbara Cicerelli, MPA
Director, Patient Navigation Program at ZSFG
CAB Committee Chairs
Community Advisory Board Committees
Community Advisory Board Quarterly Meetings and Materials
CAB Member Agencies
Women’s Cancer Resource Center
Rise Up Solutions
Colleen Carvahlo, LMFT
Director of Programs and Services
Breast Cancer Connections
Chinese Community Resource Center
Laura Coronado, MPH
Civil Rights Division
HHS region IX
Founder and Executive Director, Latino Cancer
Regional Manager American Cancer Society
AA Tobacco Cessation Leadership Council
Bay Area Community Health Advisory Committee
Rob Tufel, MSW, MPH
Cancer Support Community
Regional Pacific Islander Taskforce
Community Health Educators of the National Outreach Network
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HDFCCC) is currently a National Outreach Network Community Health Educators site.
The NON/CHE seeks to strengthen the National Cancer Institute’s ability to develop and disseminate culturally appropriate, evidence-based cancer information and education strategies tailored to the specific needs and expectations of racially and ethnically diverse communities experiencing cancer health inequities and disparities. NON/CHE initiatives address and advance the National Cancer Advisory Board's Blue Ribbon Panel Recommendations to the Cancer MoonshotSM. HDFCCC Office of Community Engagement houses the NON/CHE to integrate within the Cancer Center and facilitate community-academic partnerships.
Michelle Moseley, MA, CHES
Lead, Community Health Education
Chinese & Vietnamese language educator
English language educator
Focus on cancer & African American men
Joint Advisory Committee & Strategic Partners
- Arnold Perkins
- Barbara Cicerrelli
- Wilma Batiste
- Michael Shaw
- Olivia Fe
- Kate Shumate, MPA, CCRP Chief of Staff; Director of Administration and Planning, HDFCCC
- Robert Hiatt, MD, PhD Associate Director, Cancer Control HDFCCC
- Vicky Agnew Communications HDFCCC
Affiliated HDFCCC Investigators
- Hala Borno, MD (Prostate Program)
- Franklin Huang, MD, PhD (Cancer genetics)
- Nynikka Palmer, DrPH, MPH (Cancer Control/Population Science)
- Elad Ziv, MD (Molecular Epidemiology & Genetics)
- Scarlett Lin Gomez, MPH, PhD (Cancer Control, RESPOND Study)
- Laura Esserman, MD, MBA (Breast program, WISDOM study)
Mission & Vision
We will eliminate the inequities that cause cancer disparities in the HDFCCC Catchment Area by
- SUSTAINING year-round, non-transactional community engagement
- FACILITATING community-academic partnerships for research & service
- DISSEMINATING cancer information to increase awareness & knowledge
HDFCCC catchment area includes 48 of 59 counties
CAB2: ChatnChew: Community’s role in COVID and cancer care
April 21, 2021. With Niharika Dixit, MD. Breast cancer during COVID and the role of community partners in promoting screening. Dr. Dixit shares tips on how to disseminate screening information within community networks, and best practices for holding screening activities at community partner locations.
Real Talk and Trusted Advice
from Feb 8, 2021
Dr. Kim Rhoads and Dr. Jonathan Butler led this online community forum is open to everyone and features a question & answer format with UCSF community-engaged faculty who will address questions, concerns & misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines & vaccination.
Communities of Color & COVID 19
From Feb 22, 2021
Join the UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences for a series highlighting the work of global health clinicians and leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic to engage faculty, staff, affiliates and other stakeholders.
- Health Observances – raise awareness and call to action for health and wellness causes, campaigns and recognitions
- Cancer Information and Booklets
- HDFCCC - Ida & Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center A treasure trove of cancer information, resources and services.
- Nutrition Tips from UCSF
- National Cancer Institute (NCI ): www.cancer.gov Cancer Information Service (CIS) 800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) LiveHelp Online Chat
- Organizations offering cancer support services
- National Cancer Institute YouTube Channel
- Health Information Sources
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) You Tube Channel
- MedlinePlus.gov Starting place for reliable, quality health information.
- Healthfinder.gov Quality health information; a schedule of health observances and causes)
- MyPlate.gov: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/ Tips, tools and a visual reminder to build a healthy eating style now and in the future,
- UCSF Campus Life Services Stretching Exercises
Nutritional Tips from UCSF
Nutritional Tips from UCSF
All downloaded materials can be used freely with the proviso that full acknowledgement is made to the publication (Grocery Items for Your Plate) and that the materials are not reused commercially.
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