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Community Outreach Talk Series

Welcome to our Community Outreach Talk series!

These talks will be recorded and will be available soon after they take place.
If you cannot attend our virtual events, you can watch the recordings here:

BCCC Health and Wellness Fair

April 26th, 2022

Disease Prevention as the Tool to Support the Wellness of Our Communities
Panel Discussion on Healthy Habits After the Pandemic – Hosted by Brian Gibney, PhD., BCCC-CURE Assistant Director of Education

Speakers: Laura Blitzer, PhD., BC Secondary Education & Physical Education Teacher Education Department
Khatia Nanobashvili, PhD., BC Health & Nutrition Sciences Department
Amanda De Jesus, PhD., BC Personal Counseling Office

BCCC Health and Wellness Fair

April 26, 2022

Best Way to Prevent Cancer, Start Young! – Breast, Skin, Lung, and Cervical Cancers – Hosted by Brian Gibney, PhD., BCCC-CURE Assistant Director of Education

Speakers: Mikhalya Brown, Clinical Research Coordinator/Health Educator, Population Health Sciences and Policy, Mt. Sinai Tisch Cancer Center
Jody Ruth Steinhardt, MPH, CHES, Coordinator, Lung Cancer Screening Program, Maimonides Health

Second Brooklyn Colorectal Symposium 

March 18th, 2022

Co-hosted by BCCC-CURE, Maimonides Medical Center, and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

HPV/Cervical Cancer Prevention

December 16th, 2021

Presenter: Dr. Abraham Aragonés (MSK Cancer Center)
Topic: Community Outreach Seminar on “HPV Prevention

First Brooklyn Breast Cancer Symposium

October 29th, 2021

Breast Cancer Joint Symposium Session 3: Community Outreach “Taking Charge of Your Breast Health During a Pandemic

Patient Testimony: Yolanda Rodriguez

Presenters: Dr. Donna-Marie Manasseh, Chief, Division of Breast Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center
Dr. Jessica Torrente, Attending, Division of Breast Imaging, Maimonides Medical Center
Dr. Joshua Feinberg, Attending, Breast Surgical Oncologist, Maimonides Medical Center

Importance of Screenings and Clinical Trials (For BC Students and their families)

May 13th,  2021

Presenter: Ms. Jody Steinhardt, MPH of Maimonides Cancer Center in Brooklyn

BCCC-Joint Scientific Seminar – Addressing Cancer Health Disparities Through Community Interventions

April 16th, 2021

Presenter: Dr. Abraham Aragones, Assistant Attending/
Assistant Professor, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Importance of Screening in Young People for Cervical, Breast, Lung and Skin Cancer (For BC Students)

April 15th, 2021

Presenter: Ms. Jody Steinhardt, MPH of Maimonides Cancer Center in Brooklyn

Health Disparities and The Importance of Lung, Prostate, Breast Cancer Screening

March 4th, 2021

Presenter: Ms. Jody Steinhardt, MPH of Maimonides Cancer Center in Brooklyn