American Cancer Association Medical Officer Speaks to Scholars

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Dr. Otis W. Brawley, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer at the American Cancer Society, spoke to more than 120 ReBUILDetroit scholars, interested students and faculty at University of Detroit Mercy on August 4.

Dr. Brawley’s talk was entitled “What is Cancer Control” and can be viewed on the ReBUILDetroit’s YouTube channel.

ReBUILDetroit scholars had lunch with Dr. Brawley and had additional time to ask the Detroit native about his career path and cancer research.

ReBUILDetroit is a consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy and Wayne State University, fueling the academic renaissance of Detroit by establishing it as the center for biomedical research training for underrepresented undergraduate students.  ReBUILDetroit is made possible by a $21.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.
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