Network Member News
ODHP Releases New Tobacco Fact Sheet
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 Tobacco.org, 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 https://countertools.org/who-we-are.
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
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.
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Ohio Commission on Minority Health’s From Data to Action white paper