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Cancer Control in the 21st Century

University of Illinois Cancer CenterUI Cancer Center Distinguished Lecture

Otis Brawley, MD
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Johns Hopkins University

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
UIC Student Center West
Thompson Rooms (2nd floor)
828 S. Wolcott Ave.


Otis W. Brawley, MD, is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University and was chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society from 2007 to 2018.

Dr. Brawley is an authority on cancer screening and prevention and leads a broad interdisciplinary research effort focused on cancer health disparities at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is a member of the National Cancer Institute Board of Scientific Advisors and the National Academy of Medicine.

His work focuses on how to close racial, economic and social inequalities in the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer. It is concentrated on the appropriate practice of evidence based medicine, efficiency in healthcare and the waste that occurs when there is not orthodox interpretation of science. All UI Cancer Center members are encouraged to attend.

Learn more and register for the event on the UI Cancer Center website.


Contact Rebecca Fortier at rfortier@uic.edu.


Mediation Analyses to Understand Socioeconomic Factors and Cancer Health Disparities

UI Cancer Center Seminar

Greg S. Calip, PhD, PharmD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy
University of Illinois at Chicago

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019
Noon – 1 p.m.

4175 College of Medicine Research Bldg.
909 S. Wolcott Ave.

Learn more about Dr. Calip.

This is a University of Illinois Cancer Center Cancer Prevention and Control Program Seminar, open to all researchers, post-docs, students, and technicians.

Lunch is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.


Please contact Mirjana at manton6@uic.edu.


Where Methods and Ethics Meet

UI Cancer Center Best Practice Hour Seminar

Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics
Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Chicago

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
Noon – 1 p.m.

UIC College of Medicine East Tower, Room 787
808 S. Wood St.

Learn more about Dr. Anderson.


Contact Jaclyn Jackson at (312) 413-5429 or jaclynj@uic.edu.