Apply to Participate as a Member of a Collaborative Work Group to Reduce Cancer Disparities
Opportunity to participate with diverse community and academic perspectives, to develop and implement integrated approaches to address breast and lung cancer disparities in communities in Wisconsin.
The Collaborative Work Group Initiative (CWG) is a Community and Cancer Science Network (CCSN) project. The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation (WWHF) is the Community Champion supporting Milwaukee and Walworth Counties.
- Have personal or professional experience with breast or lung cancer?
- Care about reducing cancer disparities in your community?
- Want to collaborate with others to create new solutions?
WE NEED YOU!
Do you want to be part of efforts to develop impactful strategies to reduce breast and/or lung cancer disparities?
We’re looking for community members in Milwaukee & Walworth County who are:
- Breast or lung cancer survivors
- Physicians or HC providers
- Community-based organization representatives
- Academics and researchers … who know or work in cancer
- Explore and focus on a topic in breast/lung cancer
- Design meaningful community solutions
- Reduce the burden of cancer and improve health
Compensation is provided!
As a CWG member, you will participate in a Human-Centered Design process with other community members and researchers to better understand what contributes to Wisconsin cancer disparities.
Work group members will re-imagine and design new approaches to addressing these factors and assess their feasibility. Members of CWGs are expected to meet regularly until June 2023 and will be compensated for time spent participating in group meetings.
Priority deadline June 30, 2022
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis after June 30.
Community members, breast & lung cancer survivors (or family/friends) and community-based organization representatives.
Researchers (basic, clinical, population scientists, etc.) to collaborate with community members, survivors, physicians, health care providers, and community-based organizations with experience and/or expertise in cancer.
Question? Or want support in applying?
Contact CWG team members for questions or application support:
Felicia Fairfield, email@example.com or 414-209-2181
Claire Piehowski firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-435-8023