GMaP Summit

Cancer Health Disparities GMaP Region 3 Summit

Monday, August 29 to Tuesday, August 30 2016

Sponsored by the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (GMaP) Region 3, and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD)


  • Convene GMaP Steering Committee, Trainees (K01, F31, Diversity Supplement eligible) and NON CHE Representatives
  • Focus on research training and mentoring opportunities
  • Promote collaborative research between Region 3 Cancer Centers
  • Enhance opportunities for Community Health Education

Tentative Agenda

Monday, August 29: 1 PM to 6 PM

12:00-1:00   Lunch
1:00-1:15   Welcome with Andrew Sussman
1:15-2:00   Keynote (CRCHD)
2:00-2:15   Questions
2:15-2:30   Break
2:30-4:30   Panel – K Awardees and open discussion
2:30-4:30   Community Health Educator introductions/program presentations/health education materials

Group Dinner

Tuesday, August 30: 8 AM to 1 PM

8:30–9:00   Breakfast
9:00-9:15   Welcome with Andrew Sussman
9:15-10:00   Keynote by Deborah Helitzer
10:00-10:15   Questions
10:15-10:30   Break
10:30-10:45   Cancer Heath Disparities and Mentorship Needs Overview with Shiraz Mishra
10:45-12:30   Facilitated Discussion – Needs in our region, led by Andrew Sussman
10:45-12:30   K training with Naomi Nishi
10:45-12:30 Community Health Educator facilitated discussion

Report Out and Wrap Up


Yes, I plan on attending the summit.

The 2016 Summit does not have a registration fee, but you must RSVP by August 15, 2016. To receive Summit hotel rates, you must book your room no later than August 14, 2016. All fields are required.