Reducing Colorectal Cancer Disparity among Asian Americans: A Culturally – Adapted RCT

March 23, 2018
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Taylor Avenue Bldng, Rm 2131, Medical Campus

The Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, invites you to the next Epidemiology and Clinical Outcomes Research Seminar Series talk on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Join us as Sunmin Lee, ScD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Maryland presents, “Reducing Colorectal Cancer Disparity Among Asian Americans: A Culturally-Adapted RCT.”

This event will be held in Doll & Hill Room 2131 in the Taylor Avenue Building (600 S. Taylor). No RSVP needed; open to all. Learn more about this seminar series at

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Dr. Lee will present findings from her mixed-methods study (STOP CRC) that examined facilitators and barriers to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among Asian Americans. She will also introduce her newly funded randomized controlled trial (RCT) designed to increase colorectal cancer screening among Asian Americans at primary care setting using shared decision making model. In particular, she will explain how findings from STOP CRC contributed in designing the new culturally adapted study.

Event Sponsors: Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Institute for Public Health, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Department of Medicine, and the Department of Anesthesiology