The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) invites you to participate in the Cancer Health Disparities Program Meetings 2011, to be held July 12–15, 2011, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Bethesda, Maryland. The CRCHD is central to NCI’s efforts to reduce the unequal burden of cancer in our society and to train the next generation of competitive researchers in cancer and cancer health disparities research.

The meeting will include plenary sessions, programmatic meetings, a mock review session, skill-building workshops, networking opportunities, and poster competitions.

Plenary Sessions

  • Basic and Translational Research for Cancer Health Disparities
  • Cancer and Other Issues Influence on Disparities Research
  • Envisioning Community-Based Participatory Research Strategies

Poster Competitions

  • New and Early Stage Investigators - All research categories
  • Basic, Clinical, and Translational Research - Open to all career levels
  • Behavioral and CBPR Research - Open to all career levels

Program Meetings

  • Partnerships to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (PRCHD)
  • Professional Development and Mock Review
  • Community Network Program Centers (CNPC)
  • Patient Navigation Research Program (PNRP)
  • National Outreach Network (NON)
  • The Geographical Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program including Biospecimens (G/BMaP)
  • Basic Research (R21/U01)

Hands-On Interactive Sessions

  • Human Genome Resources Database
  • NCI Proteomics Resources
  • Genotyping
  • Disparity Databases
  • Photovoice
  • Community Needs Assessment
  • AccrualNet
  • NCI Imaging Program
  • Toxicology and Epigenetics
  • National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research
  • Catalogue of Surveillance Systems