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."



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014                            



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
Mr. Terrence Afer-Anderson
PHEN Survivor Network, Norfolk, VA
Opening Statement:  
Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)
Boston, MA
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (Invited)
Resolving the PSA Testing Conundrum
Jacques Carter, M.D.
PHEN Medical Advisor
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Prostate Cancer Among Young Men
Artie L. Shelton, M.D.
U.S. Army Colonel, retired
PHEN Survivor Network, Olney, MD
Kathleen Cooney, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine and Urology
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Michigan
Young Survivors Panel Discussion:
James C. Roberson II, M.D.
PHEN Survivor Network, Clinton, MD
Mr. Lorenzo L. Turner, Sr.
PHEN Survivor Network, Annapolis, MD
Mr. Preston L. Williams
PHEN Survivor Network, Frederick, MD
Addressing Sexual Dysfunction after Prostate Cancer
Matthew A. Kinnard, Ph.D.
PHEN Survivor Network, Washington D.C
Arthur L. Burnett, II, M.D., MBA
Patrick C. Walsh Distinguished Professor of Urology
Director, Sexual Medicine Fellowship Program
John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Genomic Testing to Reduce Prostate Cancer Over-treatment
Mr. Raymond Fuller
PHEN Survivor Network, Boston, MA
Bela S. Denes, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Senior Director, Urology Medical Affairs
Genomic Health, Inc.
Redwood City, CA
Meeting the Clinical Trials Challenge
Mr. Robbie Robinson
PHEN Survivor Network, Boston, MA
Chiledum A. Ahaghotu, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, Chief of Urology,
Howard University-Health Sciences Enterprise
Washington, DC
Closing Remarks
Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)
Sponsor: Myriad
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
10th Anniversary Summit Reception
Rayburn House Office Building
Room B354
45 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20237
Sponsor: Genomic Health
9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
A Session of The Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference
Washington Convention Center
Room 209-B
Ms. Juarez Farrington
Program Director, PHEN
Prostate Health Education Network
Boston, MA
Opening Remarks: 
Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder, PHEN
Prostate Health Education Network
Boston, MA
U. S. Congressman, Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY)
Member, Congressional Black Caucus
Washington, DC
PHEN’s National Education and Awareness Accomplishments and Strategies
Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)
Perspectives on the Importance of Community Education
Karen M. Winkfield, M.D., Ph.D.
Radiation Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Boston, MA
Church Partnerships
Bishop Robert (Bob) Jackson (via video)
Senior Pastor & Prostate Cancer Survivor
Acts Full Gospel COGIC
Oakland, CA
The Role of Women and Caregivers
Glenda Newell-Harris, M.D.
Caregiver and Author
National President
The Links, Inc.
Oakland, CA
Organization Partnerships
Mr. Curley M. Dossman, Jr.
National Chairman
100 Black Men of America
Atlanta, GA
Meeting Patients Financial Assistance Needs
Ms. Michelle Herbert
Patient Advocate Foundation
Hampton, VA
Summit Closing Statement
Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)












































































































































































































































































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