Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer Symposium
Thursday, June 24th • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (ET)
Join us to hear directly from members of ZERO’s Racial Disparities Task Force, learn about racial disparities in prostate cancer treatment and outcomes, explore structural racism and how it affects Black men, get informed on important research programs aimed at better understanding racial disparities in prostate cancer, and hear tips on how the most high-risk men can become empowered and active participants in prostate cancer screening and treatment decision-making.
This Symposium will be held virtually. Register now to secure your seat at this important prostate cancer education event!
Dr. Stanley Frencher, Jr.
Dr. LaMonica Stewart
Dr. Kelvin A. Moses
Topics and Schedule
Robert GinyardChairman, Board of Directors, ZERO Co-Chair, ZERO’s Racial Disparities Task Force
Kelvin A. Moses, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor Department of Urology Fellowship Director Urologic Oncology Fellowship Division of Urologic Oncology Vanderbilt University Medical Center Co-Chair, ZERO’s Racial Disparities Task Force
LaMonica Stewart, Ph.D.
Interim Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Research
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Neuroscience and Pharmacology
Meharry Medical College
Learn about current research at Meharry Medical College aimed at better understanding anti-diabetic medications and their role in prostate cancer outcomes.
VP, Government Relations & Advocacy
ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer
Representative Bobby Rush (D-IL)
Learn how you can get more involved in advocacy efforts aimed at eliminating fees for prostate cancer screening for men at the highest risk of a prostate cancer diagnosis.
Stanley K. Frencher Jr MD MPHChair, Perioperative Services Department Medical Director, Surgical Outcomes and Quality Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital Assistant Professor-in-Residence David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA Urology Take a deep dive into structural and systemic racism and its vast negative effects on the health and well-being of Black men.
Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement
The Cleveland Cavaliers
Our Keynote Speaker is a long-time diversity and inclusion professional ready to share key learnings of community support, internal biases, mental health, and a personal story of prostate cancer early detection as he “keeps it real” with men and their families at the highest risk for prostate cancer.