The Office of Community Outreach & Engagement at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB continues its 25th anniversary event series on Tuesday, May 25, with a virtual conversation on community outreach in Latino, Latina and Latinx communities.

Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., MPHIsabel Scarinci, Ph.D., MPH

Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., MPH, will serve as the guest speaker at the virtual event. Scarinci is a professor in the UAB Division of Preventive Medicine and is the senior advisor for Globalization & Cancer at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Throughout its 25 years, the office has relied on community partners and Community Health Advisors to form strategies that reach historically overlooked groups. Scarinci will discuss the implementation of community health advisor programs in Hispanic communities and discuss early research in rural communities regarding cervical cancer and tobacco use. The event will be hosted on Zoom at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, and will also be available via conference call.

Learn more and register to attend here.


This story originally ran in the May 2021 issue of Community Connections, the monthly newsletter of the Office of Community Outreach & Engagement at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.