Developing strategies for reducing cancer disparities via cross-institutional collaboration: Outreach efforts for the partnership between the Ponce School of Medicine and the Moffitt Cancer Center
This article reports on a collaborative academic institutional partnership between a minority-serving institution and a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. This partnership launched an outreach program to address cancer health disparities in two Hispanic communities in Puerto Rico and Florida. This article outlines the program’s initial collaborative strategies and activities in community outreach, cancer education and research that mutually benefit the Hispanic communities in both Puerto Rico and Florida. Lessons learned and challenges faced by the Outreach Program are presented.
Gwede, C. K., Castro, E., Brandon, T. H., McIntyre, J., Meade, C. D., Munoz-Antonia, T.,…Quinn, G., P. (2012). Developing strategies for reducing cancer disparities via cross-institutional collaboration: Outreach efforts for the partnership between the Ponce School of Medicine and the Moffitt Cancer Center. Health Promotion Practice, 13(6), 807-815. Full Text.
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