2021 Speakers and Schedule

Friday, September 24, 2021

8:50 am: Welcome by Natural Sciences Dean Jonathan Hodge

9:00 am: Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., MS, PhD

“Advancing Black Men’s Health: The Building of a Research Program”


Director, Program for Research on Men’s Health

Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Link to a recording of Dr. Thorpe’s Presentation

10:00 am:  Sara LeGrand, MS, PhD

“Global Mental Health among Sexual and Gender Diverse Populations”

Associate Research Professor

Co-Director, Duke Sexual and Gender Minority Health Program

Duke Global Health Institute

Duke University

Link to a recording of Dr. LeGrand’s Presentation

11:00 am: Laura Fejerman, MSc, PhD

“Breast Cancer Genetics in Latin American Women”

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences

Director Women’s Cancer Care and Research (WeCaRe) Program

Co-Director Latinos United for Cancer Health Advancement (LUCHA) Initiative

Assistant Director of Education, Training, and Career Development

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Link to a recording of Dr. Fejerman Presentation

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