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June 20-23, 2017

EVENT – 2017 Health Communication Leadership Institute – University of Texas, Moody College of Communication, June 20-23, 2017, Austin, TX.  – Attendance is limited to professionals with at least seven years of work experience in for-profit, non-profit, government, or academic settings.  Draft agenda, confirmed speakers, and hotel information is available on the registration website.  Registration […]

NNN Webinar – HPV and Oral Care

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Title:  HPV and Oral Cancer Date:  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Time: 3 – 4 PM, EDT Presenter:  Chris Johnson, MA, […]

Spirit of Eagles Second Call for Abstracts Due May 15

Greetings from Spirit of EAGLES! We got great responses to the first Call for Abstracts and reviews are underway.  The first deadline was early, but it was required for us to start the process of making continuing education credits available for the conference.  There are additional presentation opportunities available, so we have decided to issue […]
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NACR Native Patient Navigator Training

Native Patient Navigation Quarterly Trainings June 14-16, 2017 Registration Deadline:  May 14, 2017 17 hours (including 6 for Motivational Interviewing) (certificates upon completion) This training is offered by:  Native American Cancer Research Corporation (NACR), 1-800-537-8295 or cell:  720-987-8944 All participants need to support their own travel and lodging expenses The Registration fee is $550 per […]

National Native Network Webinar: AICTP Updates

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Title:  American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program Updates Date:  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Time: 3 – 4 PM, EDT REGISTER HERE: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2031635086453490691 Presenter:  Hilary Baca, Client Relationship Manager, Health Initiatives, […]

Call for Abstracts: 10th Annual Conference Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities: Strength through Tradition and Science

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS:  Friday, April 14, 2017 COURSE DESCRIPTION Strength through Tradition and Science, builds upon our nine previous “Changing Cancer Patterns in Native Communities,” National Conferences and will be held September 21-24, 2017 in Niagra Falls, New York.  All who work with American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community-based health promotion and disease prevention are welcome […]

American Indian Cancer Foundation to host Powwow for Hope on May 6, 2017

American Indian Cancer Foundation to host Powwow for Hope, the nation’s only known cancer awareness powwow, on May 6, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS — The American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF) will host its sixth annual Powwow for Hope:  Dancing for Life, Love & Hope on May 6, 2017 at the Base Camp facility at Fort Snelling.  Powwow […]

NNN Webinar: “Tribal BRFSS Toolkit Presentation”

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Title:  Tribal BRFSS Toolkit Presentation Date:  Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Time: 3 – 4 PM, EDT REGISTER HERE:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6246431491801349889 Presenter:  Cathy Edgerly, Program Manager, Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan […]

Chasing Away the Darkness: Restoring Light to our Sacred Ways

Chasing Away the Darkness: Restoring Light to our Sacred Ways 37th Annual Traditional Indian Health Gathering May 19-21, 2017 Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park 14881 Pine Grove-Volcano Road Pine Grove, CA 95665 Sponsored by the California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc and the Traditional Indian Health Advisory Committee

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week (April 11-17)

The MCC Tool-of-the Month has ready-to-use information, data, and resources to help you better and more easily promote National Minority Cancer Awareness Week.   Find the following ready-to-use information: Sample article for MCC member organization employee newsletters Cancer disparities data Social determinants of health and socioeconomic status Discrimination contributes to cancer disparities Prevalence of cigarette […]
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Upcoming Events

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National Native Network Webinar Series Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country:  American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program Updates - Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 3 p.m. EDT - We will be going over general information on National Jewish Health and the Michigan Tobacco Quit line, along with an update on how the American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program is going.  This will also include some preliminary data on utilization and demographics.  For free culturally appropriate commercial tobacco cessation coaching, call 1-855-372-0037.  More details to be announced soon.  MORE INFORMATION HERE

Funding Opportunity - The Patient-Centered Research Institute (PCORI) is seeking Letters of Intent (LOIs) for Tier A projects through their Pipeline to Proposal Awards Initiative.  This program supports the development of research ideas and proposals designed by partnerships of patients, caregivers, and other healthcare stakeholders.  The deadline for submitting a letter of intent is Thursday, April 20.  The purpose of the Pipeline to Proposal (P2P) Awards program is to help people form new collaborations with the goal of developing proposals for research with sound scientific rigor and robust patient engagement.  We are interested in research teams that include patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other healthcare stakeholders, as well as researchers.  KEY INFORMATION:  1. Letter of Intent deadline: April 20, 2017, 2. Application deadline: June 30, 2017, 3. Funding announcement: Pipeline to Proposal Awards Tier A Pre-Engagement/Community Projects, 4. PCORI provides up to $50,000 over the project term, which can last up to 12 months, 5. More about the Pipeline to Proposal Awards Initiative.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative Funding - Deadline:  August 1, 2017, 2 p.m. PDT - The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proud to announce the new competitive cooperative agreement Funding Opportunity Announcement!  The Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative seeks to reduce significant health disparities impacting racial and ethnic minorities and/or disadvantaged populations through implementing evidence-based strategies with the greatest potential for impact.  The program is intended to serve residents in communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic; childhood/adolescent obesity; and serious mental illness.  For more information read the full announcement.  Download the detailed funding opportunity description.  A technical assistance webinar is also available online.

CONFERENCE - 2017 CDC National Cancer Conference, Visualizing the Future through Prevention, Innovation, and Communication - August 14-16, 2017 - Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia, 4355 Ashford-Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30346 - The conference theme, "Visualizing the Future Through Prevention, innovation, and Communication," represents the opportunity for translating research into practice to improve public health.  A wide variety of local, state, territorial, federal, academic, national, and community-based cancer prevention and control programs will be represented, creating an excellent opportunity for you to meet partners from around the country.  LEARN MORE

SAVE THE DATE - CDC Conference - August 15-17, 2017 - 2017 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media - Atlanta, Georgia - FULL DETAILS HERE.

Spirit of EAGLES National Conference "Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities" - September 21 - 24, 2017 - Niagra Falls, NY - For more information regarding the conference, visit www.nativeamericanprograms.net or contact Marcy Averill at averill.marcy@mayo.edu.

Tenth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically UnderservedSeptember 25-28, 2017, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia - The AACR Cancer Health Disparities conferences advance the understanding and, ultimately, help to eliminate the disparities in cancer that represent a major public health problem in our country. By promoting the exchange of novel ideas and information between a wide range of professionals from academia, industry, government, and the community, these conferences harness the potential and maximize the many opportunities for bringing research on health disparities from bench to bedside or community, and back again. The goals of these conferences have been to bring together scientists and other professionals working in a variety of disciplines to discuss the latest findings in the field and to stimulate the development of new research in cancer health disparities. Make plans now to join us for this exciting program. - Continuing Medical Education Activity AMA PRA Category 1  CreditsTM available