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Sexuality After Cancer: Your Quality and Quantity of Life Matters


Sponsor/Host: UIC Cancer Center, ChicagoCHEC, & Young and A Survivor
Location: Via Zoom
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The event is free but sign-up is required in order to join via Zoom.

From the Classroom to the Community: NEIU Students and Alumni Engaged in Community-Based Health Equity Work


Sponsor/Host: NEIU Center of Health & ChicagoCHEC
Location: via Zoom
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Free event! Registration is required in order to join via Zoom:

https://northwestern.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsdOyspz8vE9c3WsfU5FcEatWmYTQQbhpa

Combatiendo el Cáncer en Nuestra Comunidad: Latinx fighting Cancer


Sponsor/Host: Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (MOLA), NEIU Center of Health & ChicagoCHEC
Location: Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), Alumni Hall
Address: 5500 N St Louis Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
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Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (MOLA) invites you to learn the latest in cancer care para nuestra comunidad!
Where: Northeastern Illinois University Alumni Hall
When: April 20th – 6:00 PM (Format In-person). Reception with Food and Refreshments to Follow.Objectives
  • Examine the latest Advances in Breast and Hematological Cancers technology
  • Understand the development of novel therapeutic agents in the management of hematologic malignancies
  • Explore the impact that advances in cancer care and diagnosis can have on alleviating disparate outcomes in cancer care and healthcare delivery

Who should attend: Students, physicians, other health care professionals, medical students, aspiring health careers. Latinx and allies or interested in Latinx health.

FREE PUBLIC EVENT! Registration required:

CHET Panel Series Part 3: Fostering Reciprocal Relationships Between Communities of Color & Research


Sponsor/Host: Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET)
Location: via Zoom
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CHET Panel Series Part 2: Reporting Contemporary Harms & Identifying Protection Measures for Communities of Color


Sponsor/Host: Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET)
Location: via Zoom
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5th Annual Women in Science Conference March 10,11, 24, 25, 31 and April 1st.


Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC and the NEIU Center of Health
Location: NEIU
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Women in Science is Northeastern Illinois University’s annual conference celebrating women in the sciences. This year, the conference focuses on women in the field of Biological Anthropology. The conference will include public talks by biological anthropologists on their research and its relevance to contemporary social issues, as well as more informal sessions for students about research practices and career paths in this field. This year, the conference will be held on three sets of days: March 10-11, March 24-25, and March 31-April 1, 2022.

See the conference agenda for a full description of the speakers and schedule of events

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Lucha por La Villista – Vaccine Event


Sponsor/Host: Lucha por La Villista
Location: St. Agnes of Bohemia Gym
Address: 2629 S. Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60623
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CHET Panel Series Part 1: How Academic Institutions Instilled Fear of Research into Communities of Color


Sponsor/Host: Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET)
Location: via Zoom
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Everything is Public Health: Racism & Health Outcomes


Sponsor/Host: The Young Health Professionals
Location: Virtual via YouTube Livestream
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Livestream link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkHAOItChRw

How I Got into Medical School – Becoming YOUR Best You!


Sponsor/Host: Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET)
Location: Virtual via Zoom
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Zoom link: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/5580596117

Consejos de Nutrición para Reducir los Efectos Secundarios del Cáncer


Sponsor/Host: ALAS-Wings
Location: Virtual
Email: [email protected]
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Si desea participar, por favor llame al 312-883-ALAS (2527) o envíe email  [email protected] para recibir el enlace de comienzo de sesión.

 

Show Your Lungs Some Love: The Great American Smokeout


Address: Virtual - Zoom
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Show Your Lungs Some Love:

IN RECOGNITION OF AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S
THE GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT

A virtual one-hour community conversation
with providers and survivors tackling lung
health and smoking cessation.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Register online at:

https://bit.ly/3bzAXix

 

Moderator:
Phoenix Matthews, PhD
Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion,
University of Illinois at Chicago

Panelists:
Mary M. Pasquinelli, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CTTS
Nurse Practitioner, Division of Pulmonary,
Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy, UI Health

Christina Wells, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Family Medicine Physician, UI Health

Debra Blum
Cancer Survivor

Jonathan Mason
Former Smoker

Send any questions and concerns to [email protected]
ChicagoCHEC is a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer partnership
led by the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern
University, Northeastern Illinois University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Cervical Cancer and Returning to Routine Gynecological Care


Sponsor/Host: Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (ChicagoCHEC)
Location: via Zoom
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6th Annual Community Forum


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Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC
Location: via Zoom
Email: [email protected]
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Toolkit to Quit: Effective Tools to Quit Smoking After a Cancer Diagnosis – Virtual Community Conversation


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Sponsor/Host: Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (ChicagoCHEC)
Location: via Zoom
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Sharing Our Lived Experiences After Cancer: A Virtual Cancer Survivorship Event


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Sponsor/Host: University of Illinois Cancer Center, ChicagoCHEC
Location: via Zoom
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Virtual Community Conversation on Colorectal Cancer Prevention – Screening and Nutrition


Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC
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Join us in a discussion with health experts regarding the role of screening and nutrition on preventing colorectal cancer.

THURSDAY, MAR 25, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Register online at:
http://bit.ly/VCC0325

Myths and Facts About the COVID-19 Vaccine: A Community Conversation


Sponsor/Host: Center of Health at NEIU & Center for Health Equity Transformation at Northwestern University
Location: Zoom
Email: [email protected]
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Virtual Community Conversation: A Conversation on HPV Prevention and Cervical Cancer


Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC
Location: Zoom
Email: [email protected]
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Addressing the Fears of Colorectal Cancer Screening


Sponsor/Host: The Blue Hat Foundation
Location: Zoom

Join this event, hosted by The Blue Hat Foundation, to learn about colorectal cancer health and screening.

ALAS-WINGS: Celebración de Fin de Año


Sponsor/Host: ALAS-WINGS
Location: Zoom
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Join ALAS-WINGS for an end-of-the year virtual celebration! Register TODAY.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAvd–tqTgpG9c0m3VVv4k6KaiJ45xN8ecS

Virtual Community Conversation: Conversation with Community-Based Organizations: Identifying resource needs for community members during COVID-19


Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC
Location: Zoom
Email: [email protected]
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Conversation with Community-Based Organizations: Identifying resource needs for community members during COVID-19

Join us to discuss community resource priorities during the pandemic.

Register online at: https://bit.ly/VCC1216

Facilitator:

Aida Giachello, PhD
ChicagoCHEC Outreach Core (OC) Co-Lead,
Research Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Virtual Community Conversation: Making the Most of Your Telehealth Appointments During the Pandemic


Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC
Email: [email protected]
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Register for a discussion with a health expert on the benefits and challenges of your Telehealth experience, and tips to enhance your virtual visit!

La Villita se Cuida


Address: 2856 S. Millard Ave

Evento de salud: para la comunidad por la comunidad.

Vacunas de la gripa y hepatitis. Vacunas del tétano limitadas.

No necesita identificación, seguro, o cita!

En el estacionamiento de Home Depot en Cicero

Madd Hat & Gym Shoe Gala


Sponsor/Host: Tatisa C. Joiner Foundation
Location: Tinley Park Convention Center
Address: 18451 Convention Center Dr, Tinley Park, IL 60477
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12th Annual Celebration of Life Fundraiser Dinner

Virtual Community Conversation


Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC
Location: Zoom
Email: info@chicagochec.org
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Join us in a discussion with health experts from Wellness House on experiences, challenges and resources related to the nutrition, physical activity and mental wellness during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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