Fall 2019 MCW Cancer Center Community IMPACT is here!
Learn about our community partnerships, exciting outreach and engagement efforts, diversity pipeline projects, and recent cancer disparities research.
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Community Outreach and Engagement
Our researchers develop authentic community and healthcare partnerships to extend reach, drive decisions and assure that clinical, research and policy initiatives are truly driven by our community.
This video is one example. The piece was used to help disseminate the results of a project by Melinda Stolley and Staci Young, who collected qualitative data from over 80 African American men and women to uncover the unique issues and day-to-day challenges contributing to cancer disparities in Milwaukee’s African American communities.
MPS Students Use Art, Creativity to Address Cancer Disparities
Cancer Center collaborates with MPS and students at Milwaukee High School of the Arts to use creativity to address cancer prevention and health disparities.Learn More
Cancer Health Geographer Paints Picture of Cancer Disparities
Dr. Kirsten Beyer, an MCW Cancer Center health geographer paints a striking picture of cancer disparities in Milwaukee and Wisconsin, and informs multiple projects and interventions.Learn More
Community Partners Help Low-Income Patients Stay Healthy After Treatment
Associate Director Dr. Melinda Stolley and MCWCC community partner Phyllis Holder, founder of Sisters 4 Cure, discuss reducing cancer disparities among low-income and minority populations in Modern Healthcare.learn more