Don't Miss Dr. Otis Brawley
Thursday, November 6, 2014
8:30 AM, Kerrigan Auditorium
We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Otis Brawley, the Medical and Scientific Director of the American Cancer Society to MCW on Thursday, November 6th.
He will give a talk titled Cancer Disparities in the 21st Century at 8:30AM in the Kerrigan Auditorium. Please make every effort to attend this exciting talk by one of the leading experts on cancer disparities and risk factor reduction. You can view Dr. Brawley’s TEDMED talk here.
An acknowledged global expert in the field of health disparities research, Dr. Brawley is a key leader in the American Cancer Society’s work to eliminate disparities in access to quality cancer care. He co-chaired the U.S. Surgeon General’s Task Force on Cancer Health Disparities, and filled a variety of capacities at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), most recently serving as assistant director.
Dr. Brawley is also the keynote speaker at a cocktail fundraiser that evening in the Alumni Center to raise money for the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network and their efforts to increase federal funding for cancer research. You can click here to purchase tickets and register for the evening fundraising event, titled Cancer Research Investments in Wisconsin: Creating Jobs, Reducing Disparities, and Saving Lives.