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Kathleen Young

California State University, Northridge
United States

Dr. Young has over 30 years of work experience in academia and 19 years at CSUN in the Department of Health Sciences. Dr. Young’s research interests include women’s health issues specifically in primary prevention strategies in healthcare services, cultural competence for the healthcare practitioner, and health policy assessment. Dr. Young’s publications, professional presentations, invited lectures (domestic and internationally) and grants are in support of these foci areas. Dr. Young completed her second master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in health policy and management in May of 2010. In 2012, Dr. Young was awarded with the CSUN Research Infrastructure Minority Institute (RIMI) Tiered Mentor Scholar Program. In 2015, Dr. Young was awarded The Council for International Exchange of Scholars Institute of International Education (IIE) U.S. Department of State to the J. William Fulbright Scholar’s Program, Washington D.C. at Zhejiang University in the School of Medicine in Hangzhou, China where Dr. Young taught and conducted research for the spring 2015 semester.

Kathleen Young's

Sessions

  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Breast Health: Removing Panic During a Pandemic
    Learn how breast cancer organisations in the United States banded together to address the issues of providing quality care during COVID-19.

    Breast cancer is the leading cancer for women in the US, and during the global pandemic, breast screening and quality of care were deprioritised. This talk will explore how organisations responded to maintain best practice and quality of care.

    Session Title: Breast Health: Removing Panic During a Pandemic.

    Virtual session
    Active Lives

    Breast cancer is the leading cancer for women in the US, and during the global pandemic, breast screening and quality of care were deprioritised. This talk will explore how organisations responded to maintain best practice and quality of care.

    Session Title: Breast Health: Removing Panic During a Pandemic.

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Breast cancer is the leading cancer for women in the US, and during the global pandemic, breast screening and quality of care were deprioritised. This talk will explore how organisations responded to maintain best practice and quality of care.

    Session Title: Breast Health: Removing Panic During a Pandemic.

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    A Clinical Breast Examination Training Program
    Learn more about the collective approach taken to improve the early detection of breast cancer for women in Botswana.

    This session will provide an overview of a training-program conducted in Gaborone-Botswana where approximately 100 medical healthcare professionals were provided with an evidenced-based curriculum regarding early detection, integration into practice, and proper examination techniques. Program results and recommendations for best-practice in breast-health and breast cancer-screening protocols will also be presented-and-discussed.

    Session Title: A clinical breast examination training program.

    Virtual session
    Active Lives

    This session will provide an overview of a training-program conducted in Gaborone-Botswana where approximately 100 medical healthcare professionals were provided with an evidenced-based curriculum regarding early detection, integration into practice, and proper examination techniques. Program results and recommendations for best-practice in breast-health and breast cancer-screening protocols will also be presented-and-discussed.

    Session Title: A clinical breast examination training program.

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    This session will provide an overview of a training-program conducted in Gaborone-Botswana where approximately 100 medical healthcare professionals were provided with an evidenced-based curriculum regarding early detection, integration into practice, and proper examination techniques. Program results and recommendations for best-practice in breast-health and breast cancer-screening protocols will also be presented-and-discussed.

    Session Title: A clinical breast examination training program.

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing

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