Webinar

Addressing Health Disparities to Improve the Care of African-American Women Affected by Breast Cancer

February 12, 2014
12:00pm to 01:00pm
EST
2014-02-12 12:00:00 2014-02-12 13:00:00 America/New_York Addressing Health Disparities to Improve the Care of African-American Women Affected by Breast Cancer  

Learn about current health disparity data and research. Hear a panel of your peers share their experiences caring for diverse communities and their recommendations on how to make important connections to improve health behaviors and outcomes for African-American women with breast cancer. Ask questions and share your own best practices.

During our free February healthcare provider webinar, Patricia K. Bradley, PhD, RN, FAAN led a discussion among a group of panelists, inviting you to
  • learn about current health disparity data and research.
  • hear a panel of your peers share their experiences caring for diverse communities and their recommendations on how to make important connections to improve health behaviors and outcomes for African-American women with breast cancer.
  • ask questions and share your own best practices.

About Our Moderator

Patricia K. Bradley, PhD, RN, FAAN, an associate professor in the college of nursing at Villanova University, is a leading expert in psychiatric mental health nursing. She has special expertise in the psycho-social aspects of breast cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship among African-American women. Dedicated to developing the cultural competency of healthcare providers and eliminating disparities in the care of the underserved, she has developed training programs and materials focusing on the needs of African-Americans.

Our Panelists

Tiffany P. Avery, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, Jefferson University

Dianne Hyman, RN, MSN, OCN

Oncology Nurse, Cooper Cancer Institute, Cooper University Hospital

Jeanne Chavious, MSW

Former Manager of Patient Services, Temple University Hospital Cancer Center