Cancer, Culture and Literacy Conference

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: December 2, 2001

Date: January 8-12, 2002
Location: Tampa, Florida, USA

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Sponsors: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Who Should Attend: Recent Doctorates or mid career investigators (PhD, DrPH, MD, DNS, SCD or equivalent)

Topics: The Cancer, Culture and Literacy Institute is a series of educational activities that examine the nexus of culture and literacy relating to effective communications and research. The Institute encompasses a five-day hands-on intensive learning experience at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida (January 8-12, 2002), web-based educational experience, and a yearlong mentoring experience with a nationally renowned scholar involved in this area of scientific inquiry. A yearlong commitment is expected, where applicants apply new knowledge in research activities.

Registration Info: Contact Vicki Slusher for an application at 813-632-1414.


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