2020 Cancer Citizen Scientist Program
** UPDATES FOR THE 2021 PROGRAM WILL BE POSTED SOON**
This program is open to cancer survivors and advocates
Those interested in participating must:
- Submit a completed program application by March 1
- Submit 2 letters of recommendation by March 1
- Be able to participate in all scheduled program activities
- (If selected for the program) confirm participation by reviewing the orientation packet and completing the onboarding forms
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 33647
Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, FL 32307
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033
|Applications Due||Sunday, March 1, 2020|
|Program Acceptance Notification||March 10, 2020|
|Program Training Dates||May 4- July 31, 2020|
To develop the manpower for research advocates who can work closely with cancer scientists to address cancer health disparities.
- Increase the manpower for cancer research advocacy;
- Strengthen the network of cancer research advocates; and
- Increase the bidirectional communications between communities and academic scientists to improve the relevance of cancer research.
- Discuss three ways that research advocacy is important to improving cancer health equity.
- Illustrate two examples of ethical cancer research activities that were observed during the experiential training.
- Determine the relevance of experience sharing and communications between advocates, students, and scientists to the quality of cancer research.
- Self-learning of assigned readings
- Online Lectures
- 1-Day Experiential Training at a CaRE2 Health Equity Center campus
- Join a Research Team (Summer 2020)
- Research Showcase on Thursday, July 30
- Teach Back Opportunities
Please watch the video below for more detailed information on our 2020 program.
Whiteney Dorcena, BS
UF CaRE2 Center Community Health Educator
College of Pharmacy
University of Florida
6550 Sanger Road, Orlando, FL 32827
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