MCW’s Rogers on Colorectal Cancer Equity

The University of Illionois Cancer Center welcomes Charles R. Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, MCHES, an Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Social Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), on Thursday, September 28, to deliver a talk entitled “Team Science and Community Engagement are Key to Increasing Colorectal Cancer Equity in the Windy City and Beyond.”

The event begins at 11 a.m. and is hybrid via Zoom or in person at the University of Illinois Cancer Center, Room 422

More on MCW’s Rogers

In addition to being an MCW Cancer Center Research Scholar Endowed Chair, Rogers is Founding Director of his Men’s Health Inequities Research Lab, an Associate Member of the University of Michigan-Mixed Methods Program, and the past inaugural Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement at MCW’s Cancer Center.

Rogers has established an extensive research program investigating the complex underpinnings of disparities in men’s health, with a primary focus on colorectal cancer awareness and prevention among African-American men for more than 10 years. His research foci also include cancer disparities, behavioral and community-based dissemination and implementation science, mixed methods, and survey methodology.

His research has been published in top journals such as the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, JCO Oncology Practice, PLoS ONE, and Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Many of his papers as well as his servant leadership have received national recognition beyond peer-reviewed publication with highlights by NPR, the World Health Organization, ESPN, and numerous other media outlets.

To learn more, visit or follow him on X (formerly Twitter) @crrogersPhD.

Link to join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 868 6468 1036

Passcode: 5i57WGVna

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