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Oct
5
Thu
2023
SWVA Community Advisory Board Quarterly Meeting
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The next quarterly SWVA CAB Meeting is Thursday, October 5th, noon-1:30 pm via Zoom.
This meeting will be virtual and include subcommittee breakout sessions.

Please RVSP and remember to add the date to your calendar
Click here to RSVP.
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Oct
7
Sat
2023
UVA Breast Care Center Breast Screening Days- Update Nov. 11 Date has been Canceled
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

UVA Breast Care Center Breast Screening DayUVA Breast Care Center Breast Screening Days- update Nov. 11th date has been canceled.

Date: October 7th & November 11th, Location: UVA Breast Care Center

Screenings start at 8 a.m. for both insured and uninsured individuals. To schedule your screening, please call 434-243-4704.

Please have the following information to schedule:

-Name & date of birth

-Last mammogram information

-Insurance and provider information

 

Oct
14
Sat
2023
Latinx Health Fair- Breast Cancer Screening Event with UVA Mobile Mammography Coach @ Abermarle High School
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Latinx Health Fair 2023 FlyerMark Your Calendar: October 14, 2023, is Your Breast Cancer Screening Day!
The UVA Breast Care UVA Mammography Coach will be at Albemarle High School in Charlottesville between noon and 4 pm as part of the Latinx Health Fair hosted by Latino Health Initiative.
Schedule your breast screening today. Call 434-243-6415.
No insurance? Find out if you qualify for a FREE mammogram through the Every Woman’s Life Program: https://bit.ly/3ECmaSN
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Marque su calendario: ¡el 14 de octubre de 2023 es su día para hacerse su examen de detección para el cáncer de mama!
El Autobus de Mamografía de UVA estará en Albemarle High School ubicado en Charlottesville entre el mediodía y las 4 PM como parte de la Feria de Salud Latina organizada por La Iniciativa de Salud Latina.
Programe su examen de detección para el cáncer de mama hoy. Llame al 434-243-6415.
¿No tiene seguro médico? Descubra si califica para una mamografía GRATUITA a través del Programa Every Woman’s Life: https://bit.ly/45JyAUP
Nov
8
Wed
2023
Lung Cancer Screening Landscape Webinar
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join Aimee Strong, DNP, AGACNP-BC on November 8, 2023 from 12-1pm for the next webinar on the Lung Cancer Screening Landscape. Dr. Strong has worked as both a RN and NP at UVA since 1995.  She worked at Centra Health in Thoracic Surgery from 2015-2019 where she developed and led the first lung cancer screening program for Central and Southside Virginia.  Aimee returned to UVA in 2019 to lead the Lung Cancer Screening Program.  At both Centra and UVA, patient and provider outreach has been an important aspect of Aimee’s work to grow lung cancer screening in Virginia. In addition to working in the Lung Cancer Screening Program, Aimee also works in Thoracic Surgery where she cares for patient with Lung Cancer, Esophageal cancer, and benign thoracic diseases.  Her other clinical interests include smoking cessation, incidental pulmonary nodule management, and health promotion/disease prevention.  Aimee received her Bachelor’s in Nursing from VCU, her Master’s in Nursing from UVA, and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from ODU.  Aimee resides with her husband, Bill, in Nelson County Virginia, gleefully enjoying their empty nest.

The attached promotional flyer provides details, continuing education disclosures, and the link to register for this current event.    

Lung Cancer Screening

Nov
11
Sat
2023
UVA Breast Care Center Breast Screening Days- Update Nov. 11 Date has been Canceled
Nov 11 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

UVA Breast Care Center Breast Screening DayUVA Breast Care Center Breast Screening Days- update Nov. 11th date has been canceled.

Date: October 7th & November 11th, Location: UVA Breast Care Center

Screenings start at 8 a.m. for both insured and uninsured individuals. To schedule your screening, please call 434-243-4704.

Please have the following information to schedule:

-Name & date of birth

-Last mammogram information

-Insurance and provider information

 

Nov
15
Wed
2023
Cancer Health Disparities Symposium @ Graduate Hotel
Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 16 @ 3:30 pm

During this two-day in-person event,  research and community efforts to address disparities across the catchment area will be highlighted

Day 1 | November 15 
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Community partners and Cancer Center members will hear how community-based organizations are addressing the cancer burden in Virginia. A short community presentation will be given followed by a networking reception for researchers and community partners.

  • Collaboration Across the Catchment Area
  • Research and Community Partners Reception

Day 2 | November 16 
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Cancer Center members and community partners will learn about the latest in health disparities programs and research. Topics will focus on:

  • Community Advisory Council Recommendations
  • Catchment Area Disparities
  • Cancer Screening and Research
  • Community Grant Projects
  • Cancer Health Disparities Research

We kindly ask that you RVSP by October 6th.  Attendance during both days is highly recommended. Click here to RSVP.

View flyer here

Jan
10
Wed
2024
Cervical Cancer Screening Landscape Webinar
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Cancer Screening Landscape webinar series is a 6 webinar series offered in a live webinar format scheduled every other month on the second Wednesday of the month from 12-1pm.  The live opportunity offers the opportunity to ask questions of the Subject Matter Expert (SME) as well as dialogue with colleagues about the cancer and cancer screening landscape.  1 Continuing Education credit will be awarded for each webinar attended.

The desired outcomes of this series are:

  • Develop competencies to communicate cancer screening awareness and patient education effectively.
  • Describe best practices to determine appropriate testing for individuals that meet guidelines for cancer screening.
  • Explain existing and emerging issues, policies, and barriers to optimizing cancer screening.

The Cervical Cancer Screening Landscape webinar is currently in development with the UVA Medical Education team and information should be available soon.

 

 

 

Jan
16
Tue
2024
Fifeville Community Health Station @ Abundant Life Ministries
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Who: various health professionals, including nurses, pharmacists, CHWs, and navigators

What: Fifeville Community Health Station

When: from 5-7 pm

Where: 782 Prospect Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903 (Abundant Life Ministries)

Why*: The purpose of these bi-weekly (every two weeks) events is to advance community engagement and health equity for all. At Fifeville Health Station, residents can receive free blood-pressure and blood-sugar checkups, get help accessing their cancer screenings, as well as take home fresh produce via a pay-what-you-can farm stand.

Feb
22
Thu
2024
SWVA Community Advisory Board Quarterly Meeting
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The next quarterly SWVA CAB Meeting is Thursday, February 22, from noon-1:30 pm via Zoom.
This meeting will be virtual and include subcommittee breakout sessions.

Please RVSP for the meeting: Meeting Registration

 

 

Mar
13
Wed
2024
Colon Cancer Awareness Week
Mar 13 – Mar 15 all-day
  • March 13th Guest Lecturer, Dr. Priyanka Kanth, MD MS MedStar Georgetown 7:30-8:30 am UVA SOM MR5 Room 2005
  • March 14th Inflatable Colon Day, Join Hitting Cancer Below the Belt for colon cancer awareness, experience the 10ft inflatable colon 10 am -2 pm, UVA Medical Center Cafeteria
  • March 15th Wear Blue Day, join us for Wear Blue Day, the official color for colon cancer awareness!

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