Craig Cook

Karmanos Cancer Institute

Craig Cook has a B.S. in Psychology from Wayne State University and a M.A. in Clinical/Industrial Psychology from Ball State University. Spending a career in Human Resources Management and as a Psychologist in Health Care. Losing four grandparents, father and a friend to cancer has led him to a lifelong ambition to make a difference in the lives of people affected by cancer. He achieved this by joining Karmanos Cancer Institute in multiple capacities; Volunteering at Weisberg Clinic-providing support to patients and assisting staff, Karmanos Cancer Advocacy Program member, Weisberg Healing Arts Program volunteer and engaging the public by providing cancer screening and prevention information at Community Education events. Additionally, Craig is an American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network member, lobbying annually in Lansing, Cancer Action Council member and Susan G. Komen Grant Review Panel member. He was the recipient of the Karmanos Heroes of Cancer award for Community Service in November, 2017.

Craig is speaking at

December 1, 2020
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm


  • Michael Simon, M.D. (Moderator) Medical Oncologist, Professor of Oncology, Karmanos Cancer Institute
  • Stephanie Harbin (Speaker) Community Advisory Board Member, Community COVID Crushers Action Council
  • Elizabeth Towner, Ph.D. (Speaker) Assistant Professor of Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences , Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Brittany Dowe, M.P.H. (Speaker) Research Assistant in the Office of Cancer Health Equity and Community Engagement, Karmanos Cancer Institute
  • Voncile Brown-Miller (Speaker) Community Outreach Manage, Karmanos Cancer Institute/ Wayne State University
  • Craig Cook (Speaker) Karmanos Cancer Institute
  • Anitta Orr, M.S. (Speaker) Cancer Action Council Member, Karmanos Cancer Institute Conner Creek Action Council
  • Cornelius Wilson (Speaker) Karmanos Cancer Institute's Black Men's Cancer Action Council Member, SAGE Metro Detroit
  • Tam Perry (Speaker) Associate Professor, WSU
  • Jan Bishop (Speaker) Community Member, WSU - HCAB
  • Karen Young (Speaker) HCAB, WSU
  • Yolanda Harrison (Speaker) family healthcare advocate, Detroit Parent Network
  • Lance Gable J.D., M.P.H. (Speaker) Associate Professor, Wayne State University
  • William Shuster, Ph.D. (Speaker) Professor, Chair, Wayne State U., Professor, Dept. Chair, Civil-Environmental Engrg.
  • Jeffrey Ram, Ph.D. (Speaker) Professor, Department of Physiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Seth Norrholm, Ph.D. (Speaker) Associate Professor, Wayne State School of Medicine
  • Ty Partridge, Ph.D. (Speaker) Professor, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University
  • Chris Trentacosta, Ph.D. (Speaker) Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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