Health Disparities Research Center

Calendar of Events


Health and Wellness Event for the Whole Family

April 22, 2017
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Rainier Beach Community Center
8825 Rainier Ave S (Rainier Ave between S. Cloverdate St. and S. Henderson St.)

For the family:
FREE health screenings
FREE information booths
FREE light refreshments

Plus, FREE bouncy house and face painting for the kids! 

The Mobile Mammography Van will be offering NO COST mammograms!
For eligibility information and to schedule your appointment, call 206-288-7800


Screen 2 Save: Colorectal Cancer Awareness and Education Events

April 21, 2017 (2017 Retiree Health Fair)
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
American Lake Conference Center
8085 NCO Beach Rd, Lewis-North, WA 98438

HDRC Annual Health Disparities Symposium: The Science of Community Equity

May 19, 2017:
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch Campus, Seattle WA

This symposium will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about equity in cancer research.  Dr. Beti Thompson, Associate Director of Minority Health and Health Disparities, will present on the state of the science in cancer trends among the underserved.  Presentations from community partners who have received Fred Hutch funding to explore various research endeavors will showcase the importance of involving communities in cancer research in order to attain equity.

The symposium will end with the presentation of the Beti Thompson Community Health Trailblazer Award. 

Light refreshments provided. 



Latina Health Symposium - Improving the Health & Well-Being of Latinas: Tools for Public Health and Social Service Providers 

September 14, 2017: Granger, WA
September 28, 2017: Seattle, WA
**Details to follow**