Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Wednesday July 13 and August 10, 10:00-11:30 am
This is a two-part lecture series presented by Claudette Grant and her colleague from the University of Virginia Comprehensive Cancer Center. Understanding Cancer is an educational curriculum to inform community members about cancer. The following are three key learning objectives of the curriculum: Identifying cancer risk factors and prevention; Supporting cancer patients, survivors and caregivers; and Cancer screening recommendations. They will also provide light snacks for those who attend. Free and open to all. Registration is necessary.
About the Instructor:
Claudette Grant is a Health Equity Research Outreach Specialist. She joined the Office of Community Outreach and Engagement team at the University of Virginia Comprehensive Cancer Center in 2021. She specializes in working with communities of color, academic-community relations, clinical research and trials and health equity. Her experience with community outreach and engagement began with her work as a city planner. More recently, she has concentrated on her work for local non-profits in the Charlottesville region. She enjoys working with diverse communities, building trusting relationships, and helping a community see and reach their full potential. Claudette holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Connecticut and a Master’s Degree in Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, gardening and volunteering.