Dr. Shafiq Khan

Join Host Paula Gwynn Grant Wednesday, June 20 at 6:00 p.m on Jazz 91.9 WCLK for the June edition of Your Health Connection. We'll take a look at the year in review at the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University (CCRTD).  CCRTD is attempting to crack the genetic code of prostate cancer, and addressing health disparities in  the African American Community, as well as training the next generation of minority molecular biologists. 

Your Health Connection on WCLK returns for a new season on Wednesday evening at 6pm. Join new host Paula Gwynn Grant as she discusses National Prostate Health Month with Dr. Shafiq Khan, Professor and Director of the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University. They'll also be joined by Urologist Dr. Darryl Carmen and prostate cancer survivor Rudy Morgan. They will take your calls and questions live at 404-880-9255 or tweet @CCRTD. Your Health Connection is community engagement from CCRTD.

CAU Now-Lifting Every Voice on WCLK returned for Fall Semester last Saturday morning at 7:00am with a look at CHAMPS, The Community Health And Men's Promotion Summit, which takes place on Saturday, September 9 at Epps Gymnasium on the CAU Campus. CAU President Ronald A. Johnson talks about why CHAMPS is important, and why giving back is an important part of the HBCU experience. CHAMPS was founded by Dr. James K. Bennett, A CAU graduate who went on to Duke Medical School and returned to lead a major Atlanta medical practice, Midtown Urology. He joins the conversation to talk about the impact of CAU on him and the impact of CHAMPS on the community. Dr. Shafiq Khan is Director of the Clark Atlanta University Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development/CCRTD. We discuss how this kind of outreach helps reduce health disparities in the African American Community.

Pattie Walden is your host Wednesday at 6pm on WCLK as Your Health Connection features the year in review at the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University. Our guests will include CCRTD Director(and Professor) Dr. Shafiq Khan, CCRTD Senior Research Scientist/Community Outreach Director Dr. Kimberly Davis, and Aisha Sharane Hunt, PhD Candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences Clark Atlanta University, CCRTD. They will discuss progress made this year in the fight against prostate cancer and their ongoing mission to address health disparities in the minority community and their mission to produce the next generation of minority molecular biologists.

Saturday morning December 31 at 7am tune in to WCLK for the CAU Now Lifting Every Voice as we discuss the good news happening on the Clark Atlanta University campus every day. This month we’ll discuss the research and sponsored programs at CAU that are driving future innovation and future careers. Our guests include CAU Interim Vice President of Research and Sponsored Programs Dr. Shafiq Khan, CAU Distinguished Professor and Asa Edmund Ware Chair in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Dr. Obie Clayton, and Chemistry Professor Dr. Eric Mintz.