Monday, April 12, 2010

LifeBridge Health Welcomes Komen Professor

LifeBridge Health employees, patients, faculty and affiliated physicians are invited to a tea on Wednesday that features the 2010 Komen Partnership Visiting Professor.

Sandra Millon Underwood, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N., professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will speak about her research findings on how to reduce disparities in breast cancer detection and control among different populations.

Dr. Underwood has committed herself to developing strategies/interventions aimed toward improving the access of minority, economically disadvantaged, and medically underserved populations to state-of-the-art breast cancer detection and control programs and is world renowned in this field.

The event will be Wednesday, April 14, from 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Reister and Owings Rooms at Northwest Hospital.

Amgen will be providing light refreshments. The Komen Partnership Visiting Professor lecture is made possible through a grant from Maryland Affiliate of Komen for the Cure and the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

The tea is limited to 50 attendees. Reserve your spot now by e-mailing Dr. Caryn Andrews at CAndrews (at)

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