Grand Rounds

The Cancer Disparities Grand Rounds

The Cancer Disparities Grand Rounds program brings local and national experts in cancer prevention and treatment to the University of Minnesota for exciting and engaged discussions.

Past MC3 Grand Rounds


The Nitty Gritty of Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer

Presented by:
Willie Underwood, III, MD, MSci, MPH
Associate Clinical Director, RPCI Referring Physician and Patient/Family Experience Initiatives
Associate Professor 
University of Buffalo
School of Medicine
Urology & Cancer Prevention and Control
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

September 3, 2014


Reducing Cancer Health Disparities Among Asian American: Progress and Prognosis

Presented by:
Moon Chen, MPH, PhD, Associate Director Population Research and Cancer Disparities, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor in Residence/Professor 


The Communication Revolution and Health Inequalities in the 21st Century: Promises and Pitfall

Presented by:
K. Viswanath, PhD
Associate Professor of Society
Human Development and Health
Harvard School of Public Health

March 27, 2012

Seeing Patients: Unconscious Bias in Health Care

Presented by: 
Dr. Augustus White III
Professor Medical Education and Orthopaedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School

August 15, 2012
With the special community event, "What is Health Care Bias?", at UROC. 


Cancer Prevention and Control in Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Presented by:
Chanita Hughes Halbert, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Director of the Community and Minority Cancer Control Program 
University of Pennsylvania

October 4, 2011  

Disparities in Mental Health Status and Care in the U.S.

Presented by:
Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine, Director, UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities

August 9, 2011

Walking the Talk of Cancer Control: Community Based Participatory Research in Action

Presented by:
Judith Kaur, MD

Professor of Oncology
Mayo Clinic

February 15, 2011