Power Over Prostate Cancer
Saturday, February 11, 2023 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A Gathering for Black Men and the Family Members Who Love Them

About: The UF Health Cancer Center’s Community-Partnered Cancer Disparities Research Collaborative (CDRC) and its partners hosted a prostate cancer gathering for Black men and the family members who love them on Saturday, Feb. 11. The goal was to offer Black men with prostate cancer and others information on ways to prevent prostate cancer as well as new treatments. It also aimed to give Black men with prostate cancer and their families opportunities to share and learn ways to cope with the disease.

Where: Springhill Church | 120 SE Williston Road, Gainesville, FL 32641

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Agenda for Prostate Cancer Gathering

9 – 9:20 a.m. Registration and healthy snack
9:20 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks
9:30 – 9:50 a.m. Presentation on new treatments for prostate cancer
9:50 – 10:10 a.m. Presentation on prevention of prostate cancer
10:10 – 10:15 a.m. Transition to groups
10:15 – 11 a.m. Concurrent group discussion sessions
11 – 11:05 a.m. Transition to auditorium
11:05 – 11:40 a.m. Panel session to answer anonymous questions
11:40 – 11:50 a.m. Visit research and display tables for prostate kits and drawing tickets for monetary gifts
11:50 a.m. – 12 p.m. Closing remarks and drawings for 10 monetary gifts
12 p.m. Pick up boxed lunches and adjourn

Speakers & Organizers

Carolyn Tucker, Ph.D.

Carolyn Tucker, Ph.D.
UF Florida Blue Endowed Chair in Health Disparities Research
Distinguished Alumni Professor
Research Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, UF Health Disparities Research and Intervention Program
Director, UF Health Cancer Center Community-Partnered Cancer Disparities Research Collaborative
UF Health Cancer Control and Population Sciences Research Program Liaison to the Community Outreach and Education Advisory Council

Pastor Ron Rawls

Pastor Ron Rawls
Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Pastor Adrian Taylor

Pastor Adrian Taylor
Springhill Missionary Baptist Church

Thomas Stringer, M.D.

Thomas Stringer, M.D.
Associate Chair and Clinical Associate Professor
UF Department of Urology

William Mendenhall, M.D., FACR

William Mendenhall, M.D., FACR
UF Department of Radiation Oncology

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