Network Member News

2018-2022 Virginia Cancer Plan (Virginia Department of Health)

Ohio Disability and Health Program

ODHP Releases New Tobacco Fact Sheet

National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) Recognizes Leaders in Colorectal Cancer Screening Efforts with 80% by 2018 National Achievement Award

SelfMade Health Network Leadership Selected as Board Member for Counter Tools

We are proud to share that SelfMade Health Network’s Director Dwana Calhoun, has been selected to serve as a Board Member for Counter Tools. Dwana is looking forward to sharing her expertise implementing strategies that drive cancer prevention and tobacco cessation among communities with low socioeconomic populations, in support of the Counter Tools mission.

Counter Tools is nonprofit focused on ensuring every person, without qualification, has the opportunity to live a healthy life in a healthy and equitable place. Using evidence-based models of change, Counter Tools builds capacity and helps make communities healthier through training and technical assistance. Counter, a resource focused on counteracting tobacco product sales and marketing at the retail point of sale, is a flagship project of the Counter Tools organization. To see a full list of Counter Tool’s leadership team, visit

SelfMade Health Network and Meharry Medical College Address Disparities

2017 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
Investing in Public-Private Partnerships to Address Breast Cancer Disparities among African-American Women (Low-income) within a Non-Medicaid Affordable Care Act (ACA) Expansion State and Appalachian Region Dwana “Dee” Calhoun, MS [National Network Director, SelfMade Health Network] and Patricia Matthews-Juarez [Meharry Medical College: Department of Family and Community Medicine

University of KY receives acclaim for work in lung cancer prevention and survivorship

Congrats to SelfMade Health Network’s RRLO partner-University of Kentucky College of Public Health. The poster “Lung Cancer Prevention and Survivorship is Good Business: Unifying Communities and Industries for Better Health” was accepted for presentation at ACCR’s 2017 Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and Medically Underserved Conference.

State-based AONN+ Nurse Navigator Networks List

Connect with state-specific nurse navigator and oncology nurse networks

University of Wisconsin-Tobacco Treatment Training Resources and Webinars

Includes online training, webinars, training manuals, and case studies
University of Wisconsin

Ohio Shares Plan for Eliminating Infant Mortality Disparities

Ohio Commission on Minority Health’s From Data to Action white paper

New infographics and resources are posted and ready to share with partners, colleagues and community stakeholders

SelfMade Health Network announces inaugural members of its Leadership Council

Awareness. Collaboration. Health. Learn more about our sibling network RAISE goals here

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