Join us September 24! Our Community, Our Health: Prostate Cancer in the Era of Personalized Care



Live Stream Link (Goes Live Sept. 24, at 8 a.m. EST):


HealthStreet (a community-engaged research initiative of the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute), the UF MiCaRT Center (a research center focused on eliminating cancer health disparities in Blacks), the Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortium and the UF Department of Urology and the UF Health Cancer Center are hosting the 9th national Our Community, Our Health event (OCOH) on prostate cancer. The OCOH town hall series facilitates two-way communication between researchers and community members across the country. We share ideas about priorities for health research and ways to communicate research findings and blends ideas for research from multiple stakeholders.

For this Our Community, Our Health on Prostate Cancer, we will discuss:

  • How to reduce your risk for prostate cancer
  • How to recognize the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer
  • What personalized medicine means
  • The engagement of individuals and community for personalized care
  • Moving from prostate cancer patient to advocate

prostate cancer ribbon

Topic: Prostate Cancer in the Era of Personalized Care
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Time: 8:00-9:30am (Breakfast starts at 7:45 am) | RSVP required for Breakfast
Live Stream Globally: 8:30 – 9:30am EST
Location: Wyndham Garden Gainesville | 2900 SW 13th St. | Gainesville, FL 32608

To RSVP, Call: (352) 294-4880 |


Program Contact:

Ernie Kaninjing, DrPH, MPH, CHES
Program Manager, University of Florida MiCaRT Center

Moderator: Wes Sholes

Speakers: Li-Ming Su, MD; Mary (Dicey) Jackson Scroggins; Jatinder Lamba, PhD; Thomas Farrington

Check out event resources for prostate cancer!

The following links are provided to help participants find related resources. The links do not imply endorsement by the agencies or organizations listed below.”

  • UF MiCaRT Center
  • University of Florida Prostate Disease Center
  • Office of Men’s Health 
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • NIH National Cancer Institute
  • PHEN
  • Prostate Net