Friday, March 11, 2022

Data Science in Health Disparities: Research Symposium

9:00 AM to 1:45 PM
This is a hybrid event both live over Zoom and live in person at Forum Hall.

Forum Hall, Palmer Commons Bldg.

100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Registration is open for the Data Science in Health Disparities Research Symposium hosted by the Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics!

DEI Data Symposium Flyer
Dr. Robert Winn

Dr. Robert Winn

Director and Lipman Chair in Oncology, VCU Massey Cancer Center Senior associate dean for cancer innovation and professor of pulmonary disease and critical care medicine, VCU School of Medicine

As director of VCU Massey Cancer Center, Robert A. Winn, M.D., oversees a cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute that provides advanced cancer care, conducts groundbreaking research to discover new therapies for cancer, offers high-quality education and training and engages with the community to make advancements in cancer treatment and prevention equally available to all.

He is leading the nation in establishing a 21st-century model of equity for cancer science and care, in which the community is informing and partnering with Massey on its research to best address the cancer burden and disparities of those the cancer center serves, with a local focus but global impact.

Winn is committed to community-engaged research centered on eliminating health inequities. He is a principal investigator on several community-based projects funded by the NIH and National Cancer Institute, including the All of Us Research Program, a NIH precision medicine initiative. He has received national and international acclaim for his efforts to empower underserved patient populations, improve health care delivery and ensure equal access to cancer care.