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Wong-Kim co-chairs SF conference on minorities, medical underserved & cancer

Head shot of Wong-Kim.

Head shot of Wong-Kim.

  • June 16, 2010 3:15pm

Evaon C. Wong-Kim, professor of social work, is co-chairing the conference, “Regional Symposium on Minorities, the Medical Underserved, & Cancer” in San Francisco June 30-July 1.

The conference themes will be the state of the science, the state of the art (communication, patient-centered, community), social justice, and past, present, future – next steps.

The opening reception and marketplace of ideas, plus a town hall meeting will be held at the Genentech Hall of the University of California San Francisco. The second day’s program will be at the Union Square Hilton Hotel. Registration at $10 per person.

Wong-Kim, who holds a Ph.D. in social welfare, a MPH in maternal and child health, a MSW in health services planning, and a BA in sociology, all from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a licensed clinical social worker, will be co-chairing the sessions on cancer and the medically underserved. She was also on the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation from 2005-07.


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