Thursday September 17, 2015
8:30 AM to 3:00PM
Hotel Monaco
700 F Street NW
Washington, D.C.

8:30 AM  Summit Opening

Welcome: Mr. Robbie Robinson (Video)
PHEN Survivor Network, Boston, MA

Opening Statement: Mr. Thomas A. Farrington (Video)
President and Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)
Boston, MA

9:00 - 10:30 AM
The Impact of Early Detection Guidance and Risk Stratification Tools
Introduction: Mr. Raymond Fuller, Jr. (Video)
PHEN Survivor Network, Boston, MA

Moderator: J. Jacques Carter, M.D., MPH (Video)
PHEN Medical Advisor Associate Professor

Daniel Barocas, M.D., MPH (Video)
Assistant Professor of Urologic Surgery
Vanderbilt University-Ingram Cancer Center
Nashville, TN

Robert L. Waterhouse, Jr., M.D., MBA (Video)
Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer
Carolina Urology Partners
Charlotte, NC

Ashley E. Ross, M.D., Ph.D. (Video)
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Oncology and Pathology
The Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

10:30 - 10:45 AM Break 
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM  Research to Address the African American Prostate Cancer Burden 
Introduction: Matthew A. Kinnard, Ph.D. (Video)
PHEN Survivor Network, Hyattsville, MD

Moderator: Artie L. Shelton, M.D. (Video)
U.S. Army Colonel, Retired PHEN Survivor Network, Olney, MD

James L. Mohler M.D. (Video)

Assoc. Director and Senior VP, Translational Research Chair,
Department of UrologyRoswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, NY 

Issaac Powell, M.D. (Video)
Professor, Department of Urology 
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, MI 

Melissa Cunningham, Ph.D. (Video)
Program Manager, Prostate Cancer Research Program 
Department of Defense
Washington, D.C.

12:30 - 1:30 PM Luncheon 

1:30-3:00 PM How Changes in Prostate Healthcare Policies and Practices Impact African American Men
Moderator: Mr. Mark W. Kennedy, MBA (Video)
Director, Outreach
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)
Boston, MA

Kevin L. Billups, M.D. (Video)
President, R. Frank Jones Urological Society

Associate Professor of Urology and Medicine 
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Mr. Clinton Burnside (Video)
Project Director/Senior Outreach Coordinator
Howard University Cancer Center
Washington, D.C.

Paul J. Steinberg, M.D. (Video)
Survivor, Psychiatrist and Writer Former Dir., Counseling & Psychiatric Svcs.
Georgetown University
Washington, D.C.

James C. Roberson, II M.D. (video)
PHEN Survivor Network, Clinton, MD

Ms. Wendy Roberson  (video)
Wife of Survivor, Clinton, MD

3:00 PM Closing Remarks 

Mr. Thomas A. Farrington (Video)
President & Founder (PHEN)

4:00 - 6:00 PM Hotel Monaco

Reception and PHEN Walk Presentations

                                                                    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015
9:00 - 11:50 AM
Washington Convention Center
A session of The Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference
Hosted by Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY) (Video)
Collective Leadership Towards Eliminating the Prostate Cancer Disparity 
Session Introduction: Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President and Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY) (Video)
Member, Congressional Black Caucus

Jonathan Simons, M.D. (Video)
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Santa Monica, CA

Edith Mitchell, M.D., F.A.C.P. (Video)
President, National Medical Association
Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at 
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

A Review of PHEN’s Education and Community Engagement Activities and Plans


Mr. Mark W. Kennedy, MBA (Video)
Director, Outreach
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

Kimberly R. Rogers, Ph.D. (Video)
Director, Educational Programs
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

Reverend Belinda McCastle (Video)
Associate Pastor-Outreach, Evangelism, Care and Prayer Ministries
Ben Hill United Methodist Church
Atlanta, GA

Ms. Juanita Jackson (Video)
Chair Of Care Ministry
Ben Hill United Methodist Church

Mr. Michael E. Shaw (Video)
Director, Office of Urban Male Health
Alameda County Public Health Dept.
Oakland, CA

Summit Closing Remarks (Video)
Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder


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