1 credit. S/U grades only.
R. Riter, R. Weiss.
This seminar series will provide a forum for interactions between cancer research trainees and cancer patients. Through this course, students will meet and interact with cancer patients and develop skills in communicating science to the public.
Create and deliver research presentations that effectively convey scientific topics to a public audience.
Examine the patient perspective on cancer and inventory the relevant issues, ranking them based on their importance for cancer patients.
Apply both traditional and cutting-edge approaches to disseminate consumer-friendly information to the public.
Evaluate the benefits of partnering with consumers, and assess the associated challenges and limitations.