Evelinn Borrayo, Ph.D.

Professor, Colorado School of Public Health; Associate Center Director, Community Outreach & Engagement; Associate Director, Latino Research and Policy Center, University of Colorado, Denver

Dr. Borrayo is a Professor of the Colorado School of Public Health and Associate Director of its Latino Research and Policy Center. She is also an Associate Director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center and the Director of its Office of Community Outreach and Engagement at the University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus (CU-Anschutz). Her work is driven by a deep commitment to the elimination of cancer disparities that affect underserved communities. Dr. Borrayo has expertise in the application of behavioral science to address disparities in cancer prevention, control, and survivorship among racial/ethnic minorities and other medically underserved populations. Using a community-based participatory approach, she has developed, implemented, and evaluated evidence-based and culturally relevant initiatives to improve health in disadvantaged communities. She leads numerous disparities-focused research projects and implementation programs in underserved urban and rural communities. Dr. Borrayo is dedicated to community service and public health policy and serves as a member of the State of Colorado’s Board of Health representing Congressional District 2.

Evelinn is speaking at

December 1, 2020
8:30 am - 10:15 am

Speakers

  • Madiha Tariq, M.P.H. (Moderator) Deputy Director, ACCESS Community Health and Research Center
  • Elektra Paskett, Ph.D. (Panelist) Marion N. Rowley Professor of Cancer Research and Director; Professor Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health; Associate Director for Population Sciences and Community Outreach, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University, Ohio
  • Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D. (Panelist) Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Evelinn Borrayo, Ph.D. (Panelist) Professor, Colorado School of Public Health; Associate Center Director, Community Outreach & Engagement; Associate Director, Latino Research and Policy Center, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Hayley Thompson, Ph.D. (Panelist) Professor, Karmanos Cancer Institute - Wayne State University

Description

This session will provide an overview of the work of the National Cancer Institute’s COVID-19 Survey Consortium and its work. Representatives from several comprehensive cancer centers around the country will discuss their process for collecting data on the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare, discuss how community engagement informs this work, and how the data will affect community engagement.

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