The UHAND (University of Houston/MD Anderson Cancer Center) Program is a collaborative partnership devoted to the elimination of cancer inequities through the reduction of social and physical risk factors among disproportionately affected groups.

UHAND Scholar applications are open! 

If you are a University of Houston undergraduate or doctoral student who is interested in cancer disparities research and community engagement, learn more about our program and how to apply here: uhandpartnership.com/apply-2

 

Submission Deadline for Applications and Supporting Documents: February 10, 2020

For questions, please e-mail uhandpartnership@mdanderson.org.

UHAND Scholar applications are open! 

If you are a University of Houston undergraduate or doctoral student who is interested in cancer disparities research and community engagement, learn more about our program and how to apply here: uhandpartnership.com/apply-2

 

Submission Deadline for Applications and Supporting Documents: February 10, 2020

For questions, please e-mail uhandpartnership@mdanderson.org.

Conferences

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Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos

The Mays Cancer Center and the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio are hosting the second international conference on Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos on February 26-28, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas. Their goal is to unite researchers, scientists, physicians, healthcare professionals, patient advocates and students from across the nation and beyond to discuss research advancements to date, identify gaps, and develop actionable goals to translate basic research into clinical best practices, effective community interventions, and professional training programs to eliminate cancer disparities in Latinos.

 

The deadline to submit abstracts for their poster session and rapid fire session is October 18, 2019. Registration closes January 31, 2020.

UHAND Partnership Kick Off

Announcements

Congratulations!
Dr. Lorna McNeill, Ph.D. on being awarded 
The Margaret and James A. Elkins, Jr. Faculty Achievement Award in Cancer Prevention

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The UHAND Partnership is funded by the National Cancer Institute (P20CA221696 and P20CA221697).

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