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Health Care System Improvements to Reduce Disparities in Colon Cancer Screening

CPHHS research seminar

Friday, June 2, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Health Care System Improvements to Reduce Disparities in Colon Cancer Screening" Gloria Coronado, PhD, Epidemiologist and the Mitch Greenlick Endowed Senior Investigator in Health Disparities Research, Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research

Gloria CoronadoGloria Coronado, PhD, completed training at Stanford University and the University of Washington. Dr. Coronado's research has focused on understanding and addressing disparities in the occurrence and burden of disease in underserved populations, with a special emphasis on the Latino population in the Pacific Northwest. She has developed several innovative and cost-effective interventions to improve rates of participation in cancer screening among Latinos. Her innovative work has led to successful partnerships with large health plans, state institutions, and clinics serving migrants and the uninsured. She currently directs or co-directs three programs that use systems-based approaches to raise the rates of colorectal cancer screening in health plans and clinics in Washington, Oregon and California.
The college-wide research seminar is Co-Sponsored by the College Research Office; the Hallie Ford Center; the Center for Healthy Aging; the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health; and the Center for Global Health.

The seminar is Co-sponsored with the Health Policy Program.

The seminar series provides a forum for faculty in the College of Public Health & Human Sciences and other researchers to present and discuss current research topics in an environment conducive to stimulating research collaboration and fostering student learning. Faculty and students from the Division of Health Sciences and other colleges, research centers and institutions are encouraged to participate.

Hallie Ford Center (campus map)
Marie Harvey
1 541 737 3824
Marie.Harvey at oregonstate.edu
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
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