Co-sponsored by the Center for Social and Behavioral Science (CSBS) and the Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL), the Cancer Research Symposium aims to unite researchers across the Illinois campus interested in research addressing aspects of the cancer care continuum.
This in-person event will feature two external keynote speakers and two breakout discussions on social determinants of health and cancer and patient and family-level cancer interventions, followed by a discussion with CSBS and CCIL Directors on cancer research funding opportunities in the social and behavioral science space. A light breakfast, refreshments, and lunch will be served.
8:30-9:00 a.m. Check in. Light breakfast served
9:00-9:10 a.m. Introductory remarks
9:10-9:40 a.m. Keynote 1| Salma Shariff-Marco, PhD, MPH
9:40-9:50 a.m. Q&A with Dr. Shariff-Marco
9:50-10:20 a.m. Breakout discussion groups (Social Determinants of Health)
10:20-10:30 a.m. Report out on group discussions
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break. Refreshments served
10:45-11:15 a.m. Keynote 2 | Virginia Sun, PhD, MSN, RN
11:15-11:25 a.m. Q&A with Dr. Sun
11:25-11:55 a.m. Breakout discussion groups (Patient & Family Level Interventions
11:55-12:05 p.m. Report out on group discussions
12:05-12:15 p.m. Break. Refreshments served
12:15-1:00 p.m. Funding Opportunities. Lunch with CCIL and CSBS Directors
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