Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program
Region 1-South

The Geographical Management of Cancer Health Equity (GMaP) is a national program designed to facilitate collaboration, resource-sharing, and capacity-building among cancer health equity researchers, trainees, outreach workers and organizations. The key goal of GMaP is to advance cancer health equity research and training.

GMaP Objectives

  • Advance the science of cancer health equity research.
  • Promote the development of the next generation of cancer health equity researchers.
  • Contribute to measurable reductions in cancer health equity in GMaP regions.

Region 1-South

Region 1-South is comprised of South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee. The mission of Region 1-South is to enhance the research and professional development, community engagement, mentorship, and education of cancer health equity researchers. The Hollings Cancer Center, along with UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, coordinates these efforts in Region 1-South.

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Regional Coordination

Regional Coordination

The Hollings Cancer Center and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill serve as the coordinating sites for GMaP Region 1-South, which includes North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Regional Coordination

Communication & Dissemination

Communication

GMaP Region 1-South facilitates the communication and dissemination of cancer health disparities research collaborations, education and training opportunities, and community outreach among its members.

Communication & Dissemination

Professional Development

Development

GMaP is committed to providing information on specialized training and career opportunities for cancer health equity researchers in Region 1-South. As part of Region 1-South, researchers are given access to a range of programs, events and educational courses.

Professional Development
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