The Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit began in 2005 convening survivors and leaders within medicine, research, government and industry to address the African American Prostate Cancer disparity and other issues. 2014 is the "Diamond Anniversary Summit."

PROGRAM AGENDA
 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 

 Live Webcast Available Here
Sponsored By: Astellas and Medivation                       

 

8:30 AM to 1:00 PM                                                      
Kennedy Caucus Room (Room325)                                                 
RussellSenate Office Building
2 Constitution Ave. NE (Best to park at Union Station)                                        
 
 
8:30 AM Summit Opening
Welcome: 
Mr. Terrence Afer-Anderson
PHEN Survivor Network, Norfolk, VA
 
Opening Statement:  
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)
Boston, MA
 
Remarks:
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (Invited) (Video)

Congressman James Clyburn (D-SC) (Invited)
 
9:00 AM Resolving the PSA Testing Conundrum
Presenters: 
PHEN Medical Advisor
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Compton Benjamin, M. D., Ph.D. (Video)

Director Urologic Oncology
George Washington University Hospital
Washington, DC
 
9:30 AM Prostate Cancer Among Young Men
Moderator:
Artie L. Shelton, M.D.
U.S. Army Colonel, retired
PHEN Survivor Network, Olney, MD
 
Presenter:
Professor of Internal Medicine and Urology
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Michigan
 
Young Survivors Panel Discussion
PHEN Survivor Network
Clinton, MD
 
PHEN Survivor Network
Annapolis, MD
 
Mr. Preston L. Williams
PHEN Survivor Network
Frederick, MD
 
10:30 AM Addressing Sexual Dysfunction after Prostate Cancer 
 
Moderator:
Matthew A. Kinnard, Ph.D.
PHEN Survivor Network
Washington D.C
 
Presenter:
Patrick C. Walsh Distinguished Professor of Urology
Director, Sexual Medicine Fellowship Program
John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
 
11:00 AM Genomic Testing to Reduce Prostate Cancer Over-treatment
Moderator
Mr. Raymond Fuller
PHEN Survivor Network
Boston, MA
 
Presenter:
Senior Director, Urology Medical Affairs
Genomic Health, Inc.
Redwood City, CA
 
11:30 AM Meeting the Clinical Trials Challenge
Moderator:
Mr. Robbie Robinson
PHEN Survivor Network
Boston, MA
 
Presenter:
Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, Chief of Urology,
Howard University-Health Sciences Enterprise
Washington, DC

12:00 PM Closing Remarks
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)
Boston
, MA

12:15 PM Lunch
Sponsor: Myriad

                             
 
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 
Rayburn House Office Building
Room B354
45 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20237
 
 
Sponsor: Genomic Health
 
 
 
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
 
 
Live Webcast Available Here
Sponsored By: Astellas and Medivation
 
9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
A Session of The Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference
Host:
U. S. Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY)
Washington Convention Center
Room 209-B
 
9:00 AM Welcome: 
Ms. Juarez Farrington
Program Director, PHEN
Prostate Health Education Network
Boston, MA
 
Introduction: 
Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder, PHEN
Prostate Health Education Network
Boston, MA
 
Remarks: 
Member, Congressional Black Caucus
Washington, DC
 
 
9:20 AM PHEN’s National Education and Awareness Accomplishments and Strategies
Presenter: 
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)
 
9:45 AM Perspectives on the Importance of Community Education
Radiation Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Boston, MA

10:15 AM The Role of Women and Caregivers
Presenter:
Caregiver and Author
National President
The Links, Inc.
Oakland, CA
 
10:45 AM Church Partnerships
Senior Pastor & Prostate Cancer Survivor
Acts Full Gospel COGIC
Oakland, CA

Rev. Joseph P. Deck, III (Video)

Minister to Men
Reid Temple AME Church
Glenndale, MD
 
11:00 AM Expanding Partnerships
Remarks:
National Chairman
100 Black Men of America
Atlanta, GA

Ms. Teresa A. Polk, MSA, BSN, RN (Video)
National Coalition of 100 Black Women
Prince William County Chapter, VA
 
11:15 AM Meeting Patients' Financial Assistance Needs
Presenter:
Patient Advocate Foundation
Hampton, VA
 
11:40 AM Summit Closing Statement
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)
                         
                                                  


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