Let's Talk Health - Man to Man

Date:
6/29/2019
Time:
10am-noon
Location:

Second Baptist Church, 4303 Britta Pkwy, Madison.

Registration:

On-site from 10-10:30am. A free breakfast will be served.

For more information:

Contact Joshua Wright at jawright@wisc.edu or (608) 262-7497.

Encouraging men to talk about health is critical.  The Office of Minority Health dedicates the month of June to spread awareness about men’s health by promoting. early detection, treatment of disease and injuries and preventative care.

 

Second Baptist Church will continue its past efforts by hosting another men's health awareness event. Second Baptist Church and the Cancer Health Disparities Initiative of the UW Carbone Cancer Center will prioritize cancer prevention and practicing good mental health skills as the main topics for this event.

 

Dr. Tracy Downs, surgeon and urologic oncologist, will speak on the importance of screening and early detection.

 

Logan Edwards, PhD, is an assistant professor of Health Education at UW-Whitewater. He will lead the discussion about mental health strengths and skills.

 

Joshua Wright, community project coordinator for the Cancer Health Disparities Initiative, will present on cancer prevention and trends in cancer incidence and mortality in Wisconsin.