Vanessa Rorai, M.S.W.

Community Outreach Specialist, Healthier Black Elders Center Wayne State University

Vanessa is the Community Outreach Specialist for the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR). Her role is within the Community Liaison Recruitment Core (CLRC) where she maintains and organizes all HBEC activities. This includes organizing the Lunch & Learn community education events, publishing the bi-annual newsletter, and managing the Participant Resource Pool (PRP) database. The PRP provides older African American adults the opportunity to participate in research and offers researchers a database to recruit for their studies. She also maintains relationships with the Community Advisory Board members that oversees all HBEC activities.

Vanessa is speaking at

December 1, 2020
11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Speakers

  • Megan Mulvaney, M.A., M.P.H. (Moderator) LGBT Cancer Action Council, Karmanos Cancer Institute
  • Elizabeth Towner, Ph.D. (Panelist) Assistant Professor of Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences , Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Jessica Jackson, C.N.M. (Panelist) Certified Nurse Midwife, Family Pediatrition Partnership
  • Angulique Outlaw, Ph.D. (Panelist) Associate Professor-Reserach, Director of Prevention Programming, Wayne State University Prevention(W'SUP), Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Ki-Jana Malone (Panelist) Research Assistant, W'SUP - Wayne State University
  • Vanessa Rorai, M.S.W. (Panelist) Community Outreach Specialist, Healthier Black Elders Center Wayne State University
  • Wilma Stringer (Panelist) Community Advisory Board Member, Healthier Black Elders Center Wayne State University

Description

This session will focus on models of community engagement to address health issues among young children, adolescents, and elders.

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