Seminar to discuss challenges and opportunities in rural communities

October 03, 2018

“Illustrating Rural Health Research Through Breast Cancer Survivorship” will be presented at the next Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute Bench to Bedside and Beyond Seminar Series from noon to 1 p.m. on Oct. 30. This seminar will be held in H4504 at Penn State College of Medicine, streamed to 116 Henderson at University Park, and streamed online via Zoom. Register at bit.ly/B3Oct2018.

A panel discussion will be held about rural/urban health disparities, challenges and opportunities in rural communities, and an illustration from new research on breast cancer survivorship. The panel will feature Gene Lengerich, professor of public health sciences and director, Health Disparities and Engagement, Penn State Cancer Institute; and Scherezade Mama, assistant professor of kinesiology.  

The Bench to Bedside and Beyond Seminar Series is held to encourage an engaged translational science workforce while promoting a culture of continuous improvement in research conduct and practice at Penn State. 

For more information about Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute and its mission to accelerate discoveries to benefit human health, visit ctsi.psu.edu. To request a consultation to learn how the institute can benefit a research project at Penn State, complete the institute’s service request form.

Last Updated October 04, 2018