Hawaii

Hawaii SOCRA Chapter Meeting

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12:00-1:00PM (brown bag lunch)

 Topic: "Cancer Survivorship - The Role of Social Support"

Speaker: Erin Bantum, Ph.D, MA, Associate Professor, University of Hawaii Cancer Center (UHCC)

 About the Speaker: Erin Bantum is an Associate Professor and clinical health psychologist whose research focuses on cancer survivorship and understanding factors related to better adjustment to diagnosis and treatment.  She is currently working on a study funded by the National Cancer Institute to examine the role of social interaction on both engagement in the designed intervention as well as outcomes of interest. She is the principal investigator of a collaborative project at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center that aims to evaluate the feasibility and effects of a hula-based physical activity intervention program for breast, ovarian, cervical and endometrial cancer survivors. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology and master's degree in psychology from Loma Linda University.

Overview/Objectives:          

  • Understand the cancer survivorship continuum
  • Discuss the role of clinical trials in cancer survivorship
  • Learn about clinical trials for cancer survivors that have taken place at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center                    

Location:
Sullivan Center at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center
701 Ilalo Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 564-5994

RSVP by Friday, October 13, 2017: Amy Horst: ahorst@cc.hawaii.edu

 Contact and Questions: Amy Horst: ahorst@cc.hawaii.edu or 808-440-5214

 Continuing Education (CE): SOCRA members may claim 1.0 CE credit hour in their therapeutic/operational area. SOCRA members will receive Certificates of Attendance at the completion of the event.

 Cost: Free

 Parking - carpooling is recommended due to limited parking availability (see attached map or click http://www.uhcancercenter.org/images/pdf/scc-map.pdf):

  • Lot C parking: $5.00 Flat Rate (first-come-first-serve basis)
  • Piano Lot: $5.00 Flat Rate (first-come-first-serve basis)
  • Metered street parking

 Remote attendance will be available through WebEx if there is at least 1 SOCRA member at the remote site. Please email ahorst@cc.hawaii.edu for details.

SOCRA members and non-members welcome!

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