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November 1, 2016 11:30AM - 12:30PM

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, Dr. Sandra Millon-Underwood presented the fourth 2016 NINR Director’s Lecture on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland. In her talk, "Evidence-based Interventions to Address Health Disparities in Cancer," Dr. Millon-Underwood described her research focusing on minority populations, including African American women with breast cancer. 

About the Speaker:

Sandra Millon-Underwood PhD, RN, FAAN is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). Dr. Millon-Underwood’s research focuses on cancer, including education, prevention, early detection, and risk management. Her projects target at-risk and underserved urban, rural, and island communities.  Dr. Million-Underwood has served on the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research, the National Institutes of Health Council of Councils, the National Cancer Advisory Board, the National Cancer Policy Board, the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Integration Panel, and the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation Expert Panel. She was the founding director of the UWM House of Peace Community Nursing Center which provides wellness classes, intensive case management, and support services for families dealing with cancer.