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AWARE for All – Chicago | VIRTUAL EVENT
July 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree!
Virtual Health Fair and Live Webinar
Thursday, July 16th from 4-6pm CDT / 5-7pm EST
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AWARE for All – Chicago is a free program that aims to educate and empower the public in making informed decisions about clinical research. This event includes free virtual health screenings, informational presentations that feature community organizations and research centers, local physician and patient speakers, a ceremony to honor clinical research volunteers, and lots of fun raffles. Watch the webinar recording here.
Dr. Karriem S. Watson, DHS, MS, MPH is Community Health Scientists, Health Disparities Researcher and Healthcare Administrator. He is the Associate Executive Director of the UI Health Mile Square Health Center, Research Assnt. Professor with the UIC School of Public Health and also serves as the Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement for the UI Cancer Center at UIC. His research focuses on advancing health equity by improving access to care and improving uptake of evidence based screening. His research is currently funded by a NCI R21, an engagement award through the Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI), Chicago Department of Public Health as well as industry funding. In addition to his research, Karriem is passionate about engaging those underrepresented in research both as participants as well as investigators.